Micrathena mitrata
(White Micrathena)

Featured spider picture The spider species Micrathena mitrata, commonly known as White Micrathena, belongs to the genus Micrathena, in the family Araneidae. Micrathena mitrata spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Micrathena mitrata includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Micrathena mitrata is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of September.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Micrathena
  • Species: Micrathena mitrata

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

White Micrathena

Other Common Names

White Micrathena


(Hentz, 1850)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Micrathena mitrata (White Micrathena), with the most recent sighting submitted on July 27, 2023 by Spider ID member greenvilleeee. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Micrathena mitrata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Micrathena mitrata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Micrathena mitrata has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: High foliage (2). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Micrathena mitrata (White Micrathena) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Micrathena mitrata has also been sighted in the following states: Iowa, South Carolina.


Micrathena mitrata has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

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  • July: 1
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  • September: 1
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