Neriene litigiosa
(Sierra Dome Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Neriene litigiosa, commonly known as Sierra Dome Spider, belongs to the genus Neriene, in the family Linyphiidae. Neriene litigiosa spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Neriene litigiosa includes 2 countries and 1 states in the United States. Neriene litigiosa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of June.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Linyphiidae
  • Genus: Neriene
  • Species: Neriene litigiosa

Other Common Names

Sierra Dome Spider


(Keyserling, 1886)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Neriene litigiosa (Sierra Dome Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 18, 2019 by Spider ID member sirengita. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Neriene litigiosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Neriene litigiosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Neriene litigiosa has been sighted 5 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (2). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Neriene litigiosa (Sierra Dome Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Neriene litigiosa has also been sighted in the following states: Washington.


Neriene litigiosa has been primarily sighted during the month of June.

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  • June: 2
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  • September: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Neriene litigiosa (Sierra Dome Spider) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neriene litigiosa (Sierra Dome Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neriene litigiosa (Sierra Dome Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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