(Red and Black Spiders)

Nicodamus, commonly known as Red and Black Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Nicodamidae. Nicodamus spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nicodamus includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Nicodamus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Nicodamidae
  • Genus: Nicodamus

Other Common Names

Red and Black Spiders


Simon, 1887

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Nicodamus (Red and Black Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 8, 2018 by Spider ID member jordanferguson. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Nicodamus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Nicodamus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Nicodamus has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

Nicodamus (Red and Black Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


Nicodamus has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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  • October: 1
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Nicodamus Species