Agelenopsis
(Grass Spiders)

Agelenopsis, commonly known as Grass Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Agelenidae. Agelenopsis spiders have been sighted 116 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Agelenopsis includes 2 countries and 31 states in the United States. Agelenopsis is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Agelenidae
  • Genus: Agelenopsis

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Grass Spiders

Author

Christoph Gottfried Giebel, 1869

Sightings Overview

There have been 116 confirmed sightings of Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 8, 2018 by Spider ID member jessicawcree. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 116 sightings because of certain Agelenopsis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 48% of the time, Agelenopsis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 42)
  • Sex: 19 female and 16 male.
  • Environment: Agelenopsis has been sighted 34 times outdoors, and 13 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (20). Low foliage (6). Ground layer (3). Under rock or debris (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Agelenopsis has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, None, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Agelenopsis has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 2
  • April: 2
  • May: 1
  • June: 2
  • July: 11
  • August: 11
  • September: 19
  • October: 34
  • November: 7
  • December: 6


Agelenopsis Species


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