Euctenizidae
(Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders)

The spider family Euctenizidae, commonly known as Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders, have been sighted 36 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Euctenizidae includes 1 countries and 10 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 36 confirmed sightings of Euctenizidae (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 22, 2020 by Spider ID member joehand. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 36 sightings because of certain Euctenizidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 3% of the time, Euctenizidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 36)
  • Sex:¬†1 female and 21 male.
  • Environment:¬†Euctenizidae has been sighted 24 times outdoors, and 16 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (10). Ground layer (11). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Saltwater (1). Forest (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, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas.

Seasonality

Euctenizidae has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January: 1
  • February: 8
  • March: 14
  • April: 4
  • May: 4
  • June:
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  • September:
  • October:
  • November: 1
  • December: 4


Genus: Aptostichus

Genus: Eucteniza

Genus: Myrmekiaphila (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders)

Genus: Promyrmekiaphila


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