Oxyopes is a genus of spiders in the family Oxyopidae. Oxyopes spiders have been sighted 35 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Oxyopes includes 10 countries and 4 states in the United States. Oxyopes 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
  • Genus: Oxyopes


Pierre André Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 35 confirmed sightings of Oxyopes, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 11, 2019 by Spider ID member sreesh. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 35 sightings because of certain Oxyopes sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 6% of the time, Oxyopes spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 35)
  • Sex: 2 female and 4 male.
  • Environment: Oxyopes has been sighted 34 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (11). On flower (1). Low foliage (16). High foliage (2). Ground layer (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2).

Location and Range

Oxyopes has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Canada, India, Nepal, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Thailand, United States.

Oxyopes has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Texas.


Oxyopes has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 2
  • February: 7
  • March: 7
  • April: 3
  • May: 8
  • June: 1
  • July: 2
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November: 3
  • December: 1

Oxyopes Species

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