Ctenidae
(Wandering Spiders)

The spider family Ctenidae, commonly known as Wandering Spiders, have been sighted 42 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Ctenidae includes 9 countries and 8 states in the United States. Ctenidae is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Wandering Spiders

Author

Eugen von Keyserling, 1877

Sightings Overview

There have been 42 confirmed sightings of Ctenidae (Wandering Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 5, 2018 by Spider ID member champton. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 42 sightings because of certain Ctenidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 8% of the time, Ctenidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 40)
  • Sex: 5 female and 7 male.
  • Environment: Ctenidae has been sighted 25 times outdoors, and 19 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (14). Low foliage (2). Ground layer (5). Under rock or debris (1). Forest (3).

Location and Range

Ctenidae (Wandering Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, France, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, United States.

Ctenidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas.

Seasonality

Ctenidae has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 3
  • March: 6
  • April: 17
  • May: 9
  • June: 3
  • July:
  • August:
  • September: 1
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December:


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