Dysdera

Dysdera is a genus of spiders in the family Dysderidae. Dysdera spiders have been sighted 167 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Dysdera includes 9 countries and 28 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 167 confirmed sightings of Dysdera, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 19, 2019 by Spider ID member poolman02302. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 167 sightings because of certain Dysdera sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 7% of the time, Dysdera spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 149)
  • Sex: 21 female and 11 male.
  • Environment: Dysdera has been sighted 70 times outdoors, and 92 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (22). Low foliage (5). Ground layer (16). Under rock or debris (22). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Cave (4).

Location and Range

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

Dysdera has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, 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, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Dysdera has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 12
  • February: 14
  • March: 28
  • April: 47
  • May: 37
  • June: 5
  • July: 1
  • August:
  • September: 1
  • October: 8
  • November: 1
  • December: 3


Dysdera Species


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