Nigma is a genus of spiders in the family Dictynidae. Nigma spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nigma includes 4 countries and 0 states in the United States. Nigma is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Pekka T. Lehtinen, 1967

Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Nigma, 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 5 sightings because of certain Nigma sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Nigma has been sighted in the following countries: Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom.


Nigma has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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

Nigma Species

Featured Pictures

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