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Frontinella is a genus of spiders in the family Linyphiidae. Frontinella spiders have been sighted 9 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Frontinella includes 1 countries and 6 states in the United States. Frontinella is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Linyphiidae
  • Genus: Frontinella


F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1902

Sightings Overview

There have been 9 confirmed sightings of Frontinella, with the most recent sighting submitted on January 24, 2024 by Spider ID member morganf. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 9 sightings because of certain Frontinella sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 89% of the time, Frontinella spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 9)
  • Sex: 3 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Frontinella has been sighted 16 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (7). High foliage (2). Ground layer (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (3).

Location and Range

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

Frontinella has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina.


Frontinella has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April: 4
  • May: 3
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December:

Frontinella Species