Tigrosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Tigrosa spiders have been sighted 446 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Tigrosa includes 2 countries and 35 states in the United States. Tigrosa 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: Tigrosa


Allen R. Brady, 2012

Sightings Overview

There have been 446 confirmed sightings of Tigrosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 25, 2020 by Spider ID member shellybenfield. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 446 sightings because of certain Tigrosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 6% of the time, Tigrosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 445)
  • Sex: 72 female and 25 male.
  • Environment: Tigrosa has been sighted 249 times outdoors, and 240 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (86). Low foliage (9). High foliage (6). Ground layer (107). Under rock or debris (19). Freshwater river, lake, stream (5). Saltwater (2). Open field, pasture, grassland (9). Forest (6).

Location and Range

Tigrosa has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Tigrosa has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.


Tigrosa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 13
  • February: 31
  • March: 41
  • April: 97
  • May: 142
  • June: 25
  • July: 6
  • August: 8
  • September: 14
  • October: 52
  • November: 5
  • December: 11

Tigrosa Species

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