Mecynogea is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Mecynogea spiders have been sighted 8 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Mecynogea includes 1 countries and 3 states in the United States. Mecynogea is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of July.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Simon, 1903

Sightings Overview

There have been 8 confirmed sightings of Mecynogea, with the most recent sighting submitted on November 28, 2019 by Spider ID member tangledweb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 8 sightings because of certain Mecynogea sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 88% of the time, Mecynogea spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 8)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Mecynogea has been sighted 8 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (2). High foliage (6).

Location and Range

Mecynogea has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Mecynogea has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, New Jersey, South Carolina.


Mecynogea has been primarily sighted during the month of July.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March:
  • April: 1
  • May:
  • June:
  • July: 7
  • August:
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  • October:
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  • December:

Mecynogea Species