Ctenus
(Tropical Wolf Spiders)

Ctenus, commonly known as Tropical Wolf Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Ctenidae. Ctenus spiders have been sighted 20 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Ctenus includes 3 countries and 4 states in the United States. Ctenus is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Tropical Wolf Spiders

Author

Charles Athanase Walckenaer, 1805

Sightings Overview

There have been 20 confirmed sightings of Ctenus (Tropical Wolf 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 20 sightings because of certain Ctenus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 11% of the time, Ctenus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 19)
  • Sex: 1 female and 4 male.
  • Environment: Ctenus has been sighted 6 times outdoors, and 13 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (5). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Ctenus (Tropical Wolf Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Brazil, Colombia, United States.

Ctenus has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, South Carolina.

Seasonality

Ctenus has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 4
  • April: 9
  • May: 5
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December:


Ctenus Species


Featured Pictures

Picture of Ctenus spp. (Tropical Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Ctenus spp. (Tropical Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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