Dictynidae
(Mesh Web Weavers)

The spider family Dictynidae, commonly known as Mesh Web Weavers, have been sighted 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Dictynidae includes 5 countries and 5 states in the United States. Dictynidae is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Mesh Web Weavers

Author

Octavius Pickard-Cambridge, 1871

Sightings Overview

There have been 11 confirmed sightings of Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 17, 2019 by Spider ID member sgt-cupid. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 11 sightings because of certain Dictynidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 18% of the time, Dictynidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 11)
  • Sex: 1 female and 5 male.
  • Environment: Dictynidae has been sighted 8 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (6).

Location and Range

Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers) has been sighted in the following countries: Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Dictynidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Colorado, Maine, Nebraska, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Dictynidae has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 2
  • March:
  • April: 4
  • May: 1
  • June:
  • July: 1
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November: 1
  • December:


Genus: Nigma


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