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Ancylometes rufus

Featured spider picture The spider species Ancylometes rufus belongs to the genus Ancylometes, in the family Ctenidae. Ancylometes rufus spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Ancylometes rufus includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Ancylometes rufus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of September.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Ctenidae
  • Genus: Ancylometes
  • Species: Ancylometes rufus


(Walckenaer, 1837)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Ancylometes rufus, with the most recent sighting submitted on November 30, 2019 by Spider ID member maryjay. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Ancylometes rufus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Ancylometes rufus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Ancylometes rufus has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Ground layer (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Ancylometes rufus has been sighted in the following countries: France, Panama.


Ancylometes rufus has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

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  • September: 1
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  • November: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Ancylometes rufus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Ancylometes rufus - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconJun 12, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconSep 24, 2004
  • RickCWest
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  • Location iconMontsinery, French Guiana (Department of France in South America), France
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