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Zygiella is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Zygiella spiders have been sighted 12 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Zygiella includes 6 countries and 4 states in the United States. Zygiella is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1902

Sightings Overview

There have been 12 confirmed sightings of Zygiella, with the most recent sighting submitted on November 17, 2019 by Spider ID member j_staff99. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 12 sightings because of certain Zygiella sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 75% of the time, Zygiella spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 12)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Zygiella has been sighted 8 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (7). Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Zygiella has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Germany, Ireland, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Zygiella has also been sighted in the following states: Alaska, California, Oregon, Washington.


Zygiella has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

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

Zygiella Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Zygiella spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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