Frontinella is a genus of spiders in the family Linyphiidae. Frontinella spiders have been sighted 7 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Frontinella includes 1 countries and 5 states in the United States. Frontinella is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

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 7 confirmed sightings of Frontinella, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 23, 2019 by Spider ID member adele. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 7 sightings because of certain Frontinella sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 86% of the time, Frontinella spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 7)
  • Sex: 2 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Frontinella has been sighted 12 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (5). High foliage (2). Ground layer (1). 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, Ohio, South Carolina.


Frontinella has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April: 2
  • May: 3
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December:

Frontinella Species