Amaurobius

Amaurobius is a genus of spiders in the family Amaurobiidae. Amaurobius spiders have been sighted 94 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Amaurobius includes 8 countries and 14 states in the United States. Amaurobius is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Amaurobiidae
  • Genus: Amaurobius

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1837

Sightings Overview

There have been 94 confirmed sightings of Amaurobius, with the most recent sighting submitted on October 7, 2018 by Spider ID member scot42. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 94 sightings because of certain Amaurobius sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 11% of the time, Amaurobius spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 82)
  • Sex: 8 female and 38 male.
  • Environment: Amaurobius has been sighted 15 times outdoors, and 69 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Ground layer (2). Under rock or debris (5). Forest (1). Cave (1).

Location and Range

Amaurobius has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Greece, Ireland, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States.

Amaurobius has also been sighted in the following states: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Amaurobius has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 5
  • February: 10
  • March: 13
  • April: 20
  • May: 35
  • June: 4
  • July:
  • August:
  • September: 1
  • October: 1
  • November: 2
  • December: 1


Amaurobius Species


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