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Uroctea is a genus of spiders in the family Oecobiidae. Uroctea spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Uroctea includes 5 countries and 0 states in the United States. Uroctea is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Oecobiidae
  • Genus: Uroctea


Léon Jean Marie Dufour, 1820

Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Uroctea, with the most recent sighting submitted on January 2, 2019 by Spider ID member chkennerk. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Uroctea sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 40% of the time, Uroctea spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 0 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Uroctea has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 3 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2).

Location and Range

Uroctea has been sighted in the following countries: Greece, Qatar, South Africa, Spain, United Kingdom.


Uroctea has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

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

Uroctea Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Uroctea spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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