Eriophora

Eriophora is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Eriophora spiders have been sighted 82 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Eriophora includes 7 countries and 3 states in the United States. Eriophora is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Author

Eugène Simon, 1864

Sightings Overview

There have been 82 confirmed sightings of Eriophora, with the most recent sighting submitted on November 30, 2018 by Spider ID member mp204. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 82 sightings because of certain Eriophora sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 66% of the time, Eriophora spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 82)
  • Sex: 17 female and 7 male.
  • Environment: Eriophora has been sighted 87 times outdoors, and 8 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (46). On flower (2). Low foliage (15). High foliage (21). Ground layer (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Eriophora has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Guyana, Mexico, New Zealand, United States.

Eriophora has also been sighted in the following states: Florida, Louisiana, Texas.

Seasonality

Eriophora has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January: 5
  • February: 10
  • March: 26
  • April: 25
  • May: 6
  • June: 3
  • July: 1
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November: 2
  • December: 2


Eriophora Species


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