Castianeira descripta
(Red-spotted Ant-mimic)

Featured spider picture The spider species Castianeira descripta, commonly known as Red-spotted Ant-mimic, belongs to the genus Castianeira, in the family Corinnidae. Castianeira descripta spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Castianeira descripta includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Castianeira descripta is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Corinnidae
  • Genus: Castianeira
  • Species: Castianeira descripta

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Redspotted Antmimic

Other Common Names

Red-spotted Ant-mimic


(Hentz, 1847)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Castianeira descripta (Red-spotted Ant-mimic), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 25, 2019 by Spider ID member demented1146. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Castianeira descripta sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Castianeira descripta spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Castianeira descripta has been sighted 0 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors:

Location and Range

Castianeira descripta (Red-spotted Ant-mimic) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Castianeira descripta has also been sighted in the following states: Florida, South Carolina.


Castianeira descripta has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April:
  • May: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Castianeira descripta (Red-spotted Ant-mimic) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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