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Anahita is a genus of spiders in the family Ctenidae. Anahita spiders have been sighted 8 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Anahita includes 1 countries and 4 states in the United States. Anahita is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Karsch, 1879

Sightings Overview

There have been 8 confirmed sightings of Anahita, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 26, 2019 by Spider ID member spiderhater2. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 8 sightings because of certain Anahita sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Anahita spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 8)
  • Sex: 1 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Anahita has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Ground layer (2).

Location and Range

Anahita has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Anahita has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee.


Anahita has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April: 1
  • May: 6
  • June:
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  • December:

Anahita Species