(Lampshade Weavers)

The spider family Hypochilidae, commonly known as Lampshade Weavers, have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Hypochilidae includes 1 countries and 1 states in the United States. Hypochilidae is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Lampshade Weavers



Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Hypochilidae (Lampshade Weavers), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 15, 2018 by Spider ID member friel. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Hypochilidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Hypochilidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex:¬†0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment:¬†Hypochilidae has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Freshwater river, lake, stream (1).

Location and Range

Hypochilidae (Lampshade Weavers) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Hypochilidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama.


Hypochilidae has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
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  • April:
  • May: 1
  • June:
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  • December:

Genus: Hypochilus