(Prowling Spiders)

The spider family Miturgidae, commonly known as Prowling Spiders, have been sighted 7 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Miturgidae includes 2 countries and 3 states in the United States. Miturgidae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Prowling Spiders



Sightings Overview

There have been 7 confirmed sightings of Miturgidae (Prowling Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 8, 2019 by Spider ID member caseyr. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 7 sightings because of certain Miturgidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Miturgidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 7)
  • Sex:¬†0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment:¬†Miturgidae has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Miturgidae (Prowling Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Brazil, United States.

Miturgidae has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, California, Texas.


Miturgidae has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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

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