Neriene is a genus of spiders in the family Linyphiidae. Neriene spiders have been sighted 25 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Neriene includes 4 countries and 8 states in the United States. Neriene 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: Neriene


Blackwall, 1833

Sightings Overview

There have been 25 confirmed sightings of Neriene, with the most recent sighting submitted on September 12, 2019 by Spider ID member tangledweb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 25 sightings because of certain Neriene sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 68% of the time, Neriene spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 25)
  • Sex: 3 female and 8 male.
  • Environment: Neriene has been sighted 24 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (9). Low foliage (9). High foliage (3). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Neriene has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Neriene has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, Texas, Washington.


Neriene has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 5
  • April: 6
  • May: 1
  • June: 4
  • July: 2
  • August: 4
  • September: 1
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December:

Neriene Species

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Picture of Neriene spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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