Zygiella is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Zygiella spiders have been sighted 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Zygiella includes 5 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 11 confirmed sightings of Zygiella, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 26, 2019 by Spider ID member sarahsea. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 11 sightings because of certain Zygiella sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 73% of the time, Zygiella spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 11)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Zygiella has been sighted 7 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Zygiella has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Germany, 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:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November: 2
  • December:

Zygiella Species

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