Hogna is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Hogna spiders have been sighted 179 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Hogna includes 5 countries and 32 states in the United States. Hogna is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Lycosidae
  • Genus: Hogna


Eugène Simon, 1885

Sightings Overview

There have been 179 confirmed sightings of Hogna, with the most recent sighting submitted on July 1, 2020 by Spider ID member tangledweb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 179 sightings because of certain Hogna sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 8% of the time, Hogna spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 162)
  • Sex: 25 female and 25 male.
  • Environment: Hogna has been sighted 112 times outdoors, and 81 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (39). On flower (2). Low foliage (11). High foliage (1). Ground layer (37). Under rock or debris (2). Freshwater river, lake, stream (4). Open field, pasture, grassland (8). Forest (6). Desert area (2).

Location and Range

Hogna has been sighted in the following countries: Mexico, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United States.

Hogna has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming.


Hogna has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 9
  • February: 12
  • March: 18
  • April: 38
  • May: 43
  • June: 15
  • July: 5
  • August: 4
  • September: 5
  • October: 16
  • November:
  • December: 10

Hogna Species

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