Metepeira

Metepeira is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Metepeira spiders have been sighted 9 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Metepeira includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Metepeira 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: Metepeira

Author

F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1903

Sightings Overview

There have been 9 confirmed sightings of Metepeira, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 5, 2019 by Spider ID member berandom. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 9 sightings because of certain Metepeira sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 88% of the time, Metepeira spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 8)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Metepeira has been sighted 8 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

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

Metepeira has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, Virginia.

Seasonality

Metepeira has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 3
  • April: 3
  • May: 2
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December:

Metepeira Species


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