(Swift Spiders)

Nyssus, commonly known as Swift Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Corinnidae. Nyssus spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nyssus includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Nyssus 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: Nyssus

Other Common Names

Swift Spiders


Walckenaer, 1805

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Nyssus (Swift Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 23, 2019 by Spider ID member skylahjane934. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Nyssus sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Nyssus (Swift Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, New Zealand.


Nyssus has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 1
  • April:
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  • June:
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  • September:
  • October:
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  • December:

Nyssus Species