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(Funnel-web Wolf Spiders)

Sosippus, commonly known as Funnel-web Wolf Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Sosippus spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Sosippus includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Sosippus 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: Sosippus

Other Common Names

Funnel-web Wolf Spiders


Eugène Simon, 1888

Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Sosippus (Funnel-web Wolf Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 10, 2018 by Spider ID member borkinator. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Sosippus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 67% of the time, Sosippus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Sosippus has been sighted 9 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (1). High foliage (1). Ground layer (1). Under rock or debris (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Sosippus (Funnel-web Wolf Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Sosippus has also been sighted in the following states: Mississippi, Texas.


Sosippus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 1
  • February:
  • March:
  • April:
  • May: 2
  • June:
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  • December:

Sosippus Species