Oxyopidae
(Lynx Spiders)

The spider family Oxyopidae, commonly known as Lynx Spiders, have been sighted 79 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Oxyopidae includes 12 countries and 10 states in the United States. Oxyopidae is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Lynx Spiders

Author

Tamerlan Thorell, 1870

Sightings Overview

There have been 79 confirmed sightings of Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 27, 2019 by Spider ID member rdoren. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 79 sightings because of certain Oxyopidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 11% of the time, Oxyopidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 71)
  • Sex: 15 female and 11 male.
  • Environment: Oxyopidae has been sighted 72 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (23). On flower (5). Low foliage (34). High foliage (3). Ground layer (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (1). Desert area (2).

Location and Range

Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Canada, India, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, United States.

Oxyopidae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, None, South Carolina, Texas.

Seasonality

Oxyopidae has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 2
  • February: 8
  • March: 12
  • April: 12
  • May: 15
  • June: 3
  • July: 2
  • August: 7
  • September: 7
  • October: 4
  • November: 4
  • December: 3


Genus: Hamataliwa

Genus: Oxyopes

Genus: Peucetia


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