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Harpactea hombergi
(Stripe-legged Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Harpactea hombergi, commonly known as Stripe-legged Spider, belongs to the genus Harpactea, in the family Dysderidae. Harpactea hombergi spiders have been sighted 4 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Harpactea hombergi includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Harpactea hombergi is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Dysderidae
  • Genus: Harpactea
  • Species: Harpactea hombergi

Other Common Names

Stripe-legged Spider


(Scopoli, 1763)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 4 confirmed sightings of Harpactea hombergi (Stripe-legged Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 2, 2019 by Spider ID member pilgrim111. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 4 sightings because of certain Harpactea hombergi sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Harpactea hombergi spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 4)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Harpactea hombergi has been sighted 0 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors:

Location and Range

Harpactea hombergi (Stripe-legged Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Ireland, United Kingdom.


Harpactea hombergi has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April: 1
  • May: 1
  • June: 1
  • July:
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  • December:

Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

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