(Pirate Spiders)

The spider family Mimetidae, commonly known as Pirate Spiders, have been sighted 6 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Mimetidae includes 1 countries and 6 states in the United States. Mimetidae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of June.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Mimetidae

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Pirate Spiders

Sightings Overview

There have been 6 confirmed sightings of Mimetidae (Pirate Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 28, 2019 by Spider ID member fiddlesticks. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 6 sightings because of certain Mimetidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Mimetidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 6)
  • Sex:¬†2 female and 0 male.
  • Environment:¬†Mimetidae has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Mimetidae (Pirate Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Mimetidae has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, California, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania.


Mimetidae has been primarily sighted during the month of June.

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

Genus: Ero

Genus: Mimetus

Genus: Reo

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