Euctenizidae
(Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders)

The spider family Euctenizidae, commonly known as Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders, have been sighted 21 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Euctenizidae includes 1 countries and 8 states in the United States. Euctenizidae is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Mygalomorphae
  • Family: Euctenizidae

Other Common Names

Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders

Author

Raven, 1985

Sightings Overview

There have been 21 confirmed sightings of Euctenizidae (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 8, 2018 by Spider ID member grettie1130. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 21 sightings because of certain Euctenizidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Euctenizidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 21)
  • Sex:¬†0 female and 14 male.
  • Environment:¬†Euctenizidae has been sighted 12 times outdoors, and 10 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4). Ground layer (7). Saltwater (1).

Location and Range

Euctenizidae (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Euctenizidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas.

Seasonality

Euctenizidae has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January: 1
  • February: 6
  • March: 11
  • April: 1
  • May: 1
  • June:
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  • October:
  • November:
  • December: 1


Genus: Aptostichus

Genus: Eucteniza

Genus: Myrmekiaphila (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders)


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