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Dysdera

Dysdera is a genus of spiders in the family Dysderidae. Dysdera spiders have been sighted 205 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Dysdera includes 10 countries and 31 states in the United States. Dysdera is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Dysderidae
  • Genus: Dysdera

Author

Pierre André Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 205 confirmed sightings of Dysdera, with the most recent sighting submitted on July 6, 2024 by Spider ID member ecology. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 205 sightings because of certain Dysdera sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 8% of the time, Dysdera spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 204)
  • Sex: 11 female and 5 male.
  • Environment: Dysdera has been sighted 94 times outdoors, and 127 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (34). Low foliage (6). High foliage (1). Ground layer (20). Under rock or debris (28). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Cave (4).

Location and Range

Dysdera has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Ireland, Lebanon, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States.

Dysdera has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Dysdera has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 15
  • February: 14
  • March: 29
  • April: 62
  • May: 51
  • June: 7
  • July: 3
  • August: 3
  • September: 3
  • October: 8
  • November: 6
  • December: 3

Dysdera Species


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