Oxyopes shweta
(White Lynx Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Oxyopes shweta, commonly known as White Lynx Spider, belongs to the genus Oxyopes, in the family Oxyopidae. Oxyopes shweta spiders have been sighted 4 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Oxyopes shweta includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Oxyopes shweta is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Oxyopidae
  • Genus: Oxyopes
  • Species: Oxyopes shweta

Other Common Names

White Lynx Spider


Tikader, 1970

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Sightings Overview

There have been 4 confirmed sightings of Oxyopes shweta (White Lynx Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 14, 2019 by Spider ID member sreesh. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 4 sightings because of certain Oxyopes shweta sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Oxyopes shweta spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 4)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Oxyopes shweta has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1). High foliage (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1).

Location and Range

Oxyopes shweta (White Lynx Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: India.


Oxyopes shweta has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

  • January: 1
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April:
  • May: 1
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  • October:
  • November: 1
  • December:

Featured Pictures

Picture of Oxyopes shweta (White Lynx Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Oxyopes shweta (White Lynx Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge Picture
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