Eratigena

Eratigena is a genus of spiders in the family Agelenidae. Eratigena spiders have been sighted 124 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Eratigena includes 13 countries and 6 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 124 confirmed sightings of Eratigena, with the most recent sighting submitted on January 13, 2019 by Spider ID member j_isaac906. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 124 sightings because of certain Eratigena sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 18% of the time, Eratigena spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 89)
  • Sex: 19 female and 24 male.
  • Environment: Eratigena has been sighted 44 times outdoors, and 57 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (27). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (9). Under rock or debris (6). Forest (1).

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, Michigan, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington.

Seasonality

Eratigena has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 3
  • February: 2
  • March: 10
  • April: 23
  • May: 20
  • June: 6
  • July: 12
  • August: 7
  • September: 13
  • October: 23
  • November: 1
  • December: 3


Eratigena Species


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