Eratigena

Eratigena is a genus of spiders in the family Agelenidae. Eratigena spiders have been sighted 189 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Eratigena includes 14 countries and 7 states in the United States. Eratigena is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Author

Angelo Bolzern, Daniel Burckhardt, & Ambros Hänggi, 2013

Sightings Overview

There have been 189 confirmed sightings of Eratigena, with the most recent sighting submitted on August 9, 2019 by Spider ID member eightleg. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 189 sightings because of certain Eratigena sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 21% of the time, Eratigena spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 154)
  • Sex: 19 female and 27 male.
  • Environment: Eratigena has been sighted 64 times outdoors, and 103 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (41). Low foliage (1). High foliage (1). Ground layer (11). Under rock or debris (8). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Eratigena has been sighted in the following countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States.

Eratigena has also been sighted in the following states: Idaho, Michigan, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Eratigena has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 3
  • February: 5
  • March: 22
  • April: 43
  • May: 41
  • June: 9
  • July: 12
  • August: 11
  • September: 13
  • October: 24
  • November: 2
  • December: 3

Eratigena Species


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