Acanthepeira

Acanthepeira is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Acanthepeira spiders have been sighted 16 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Acanthepeira includes 2 countries and 8 states in the United States. Acanthepeira is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Acanthepeira

Author

Marx, 1883

Sightings Overview

There have been 16 confirmed sightings of Acanthepeira, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 20, 2019 by Spider ID member sirsloth0130. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 16 sightings because of certain Acanthepeira sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 25% of the time, Acanthepeira spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 16)
  • Sex: 3 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Acanthepeira has been sighted 13 times outdoors, and 3 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (9). Low foliage (1). High foliage (1). Ground layer (2).

Location and Range

Acanthepeira has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Acanthepeira has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia.

Seasonality

Acanthepeira has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

  • January:
  • February: 6
  • March: 1
  • April: 2
  • May: 2
  • June:
  • July:
  • August:
  • September: 2
  • October: 2
  • November: 1
  • December:


Acanthepeira Species


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