Agelenopsis naevia

Featured spider picture The spider species Agelenopsis naevia belongs to the genus Agelenopsis, in the family Agelenidae. Agelenopsis naevia spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Agelenopsis naevia includes 1 countries and 3 states in the United States. Agelenopsis naevia is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of September.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Author

Charles Athanase Walckenaer, 1841

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Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Agelenopsis naevia, with the most recent sighting submitted on March 17, 2018 by Spider ID member friel. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Agelenopsis naevia sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Agelenopsis naevia spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 2 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Agelenopsis naevia has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Agelenopsis naevia has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Agelenopsis naevia has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Louisiana, North Carolina.

Seasonality

Agelenopsis naevia has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

  • January:
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  • May:
  • June: 1
  • July:
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  • September: 4
  • October:
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  • December:

Additional Remarks

  • Males of this species have the longest embolus of the genus. The black “coil-like” mating apparatus makes a wider diameter circle than on the other male Agelenopsis species; the”coil” is significantly wider than the cymbium of the palp.
  • Can be mistaken for other species in the genus Agelenopsis. A microscope exam is typically needed to separate them.
  • Color may be somewhat darker than the other Agelenopsis.

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