(Ant-mimic Spiders)

The spider family Corinnidae, commonly known as Ant-mimic Spiders, have been sighted 79 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Corinnidae includes 7 countries and 23 states in the United States. Corinnidae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Corinnidae

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Ant-mimic Spiders

Other Common Names

Ant Mimicking Spiders, Ground Sac Spiders


Ferdinand Karsch, 1880

Sightings Overview

There have been 79 confirmed sightings of Corinnidae (Ant-mimic Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on January 22, 2020 by Spider ID member jporus. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 79 sightings because of certain Corinnidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 4% of the time, Corinnidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 79)
  • Sex: 5 female and 6 male.
  • Environment: Corinnidae has been sighted 26 times outdoors, and 61 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Low foliage (4). High foliage (1). Ground layer (8). Under rock or debris (4). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Corinnidae (Ant-mimic Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica, Guatemala, New Zealand, United States.

Corinnidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.


Corinnidae has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 1
  • February: 5
  • March: 13
  • April: 11
  • May: 25
  • June: 9
  • July: 3
  • August: 8
  • September: 1
  • October: 2
  • November:
  • December: 1

Genus: Castianeira

Genus: Falconina

Genus: Nyssus (Swift Spiders)

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