Varacosa is a genus of spiders in the family Lycosidae. Varacosa spiders have been sighted 7 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Varacosa includes 1 countries and 7 states in the United States. Varacosa is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942

Sightings Overview

There have been 7 confirmed sightings of Varacosa, with the most recent sighting submitted on February 17, 2020 by Spider ID member gentlegiant. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 7 sightings because of certain Varacosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Varacosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 7)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Varacosa has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 6 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Varacosa has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Varacosa has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Texas.


Varacosa has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

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

Varacosa Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Varacosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Varacosa spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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