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Gnaphosa is a genus of spiders in the family Gnaphosidae. Gnaphosa spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Gnaphosa includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Gnaphosa is most often sighted during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Gnaphosidae
  • Genus: Gnaphosa


Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Gnaphosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 4, 2019 by Spider ID member sisstewart. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Gnaphosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Gnaphosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Gnaphosa has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Gnaphosa has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Gnaphosa has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Washington.


Gnaphosa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March:
  • April: 1
  • May: 1
  • June:
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Gnaphosa Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Gnaphosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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