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(Dusty Desert Spiders)

The spider family Homalonychidae, commonly known as Dusty Desert Spiders, have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Homalonychidae includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Homalonychidae is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Dusty Desert Spiders


Eugène Simon, 1893

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Homalonychidae (Dusty Desert Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 3, 2018 by Spider ID member lady_lone_wolf. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Homalonychidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Homalonychidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Homalonychidae has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Under rock or debris (1). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Homalonychidae (Dusty Desert Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Homalonychidae has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, California.


Homalonychidae has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

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

Genus: Homalonychus