Hersiliidae
(Two-tailed Spiders)

The spider family Hersiliidae, commonly known as Two-tailed Spiders, have been sighted 9 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Hersiliidae includes 4 countries and 0 states in the United States. Hersiliidae is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Hersiliidae

Other Common Names

Longspinneret Spiders, Two-tailed Spiders, Tree Trunk Spiders

Author

Thorell, 1870

Sightings Overview

There have been 9 confirmed sightings of Hersiliidae (Two-tailed Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 1, 2018 by Spider ID member sd1201. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 9 sightings because of certain Hersiliidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 11% of the time, Hersiliidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 9)
  • Sex:¬†1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment:¬†Hersiliidae has been sighted 10 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). High foliage (6). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Hersiliidae (Two-tailed Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, India, Kenya, Malaysia.

Seasonality

Hersiliidae has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
  • March: 3
  • April: 3
  • May:
  • June:
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December:


Genus: Hersilia


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