Eratigena

Eratigena is a genus of spiders in the family Agelenidae. Eratigena spiders have been sighted 119 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Eratigena includes 13 countries and 5 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 119 confirmed sightings of Eratigena, with the most recent sighting submitted on December 17, 2018 by Spider ID member anna22. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 119 sightings because of certain Eratigena sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 19% of the time, Eratigena spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 84)
  • Sex: 18 female and 24 male.
  • Environment: Eratigena has been sighted 40 times outdoors, and 54 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (26). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (8). Under rock or debris (5).

Location and Range

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

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

Seasonality

Eratigena has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 2
  • March: 10
  • April: 23
  • May: 20
  • June: 6
  • July: 12
  • August: 7
  • September: 12
  • October: 22
  • November: 1
  • December: 2


Eratigena Species


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Picture of Eratigena spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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