Oxyopes

Oxyopes is a genus of spiders in the family Oxyopidae. Oxyopes spiders have been sighted 41 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Oxyopes includes 11 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

Author

Pierre André Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 41 confirmed sightings of Oxyopes, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 23, 2024 by Spider ID member janarthanasharma. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 41 sightings because of certain Oxyopes sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 10% of the time, Oxyopes spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 41)
  • Sex: 2 female and 5 male.
  • Environment: Oxyopes has been sighted 38 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (12). On flower (2). Low foliage (18). 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, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United States.

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

Seasonality

Oxyopes has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 2
  • February: 7
  • March: 8
  • April: 3
  • May: 11
  • June: 1
  • July: 2
  • August: 2
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November: 3
  • December: 1

Oxyopes Species


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