Peucetia is a genus of spiders in the family Oxyopidae. Peucetia spiders have been sighted 28 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Peucetia includes 4 countries and 9 states in the United States. Peucetia is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of September.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Tamerlan Teodor Thorell, 1869

Sightings Overview

There have been 28 confirmed sightings of Peucetia, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 15, 2019 by Spider ID member hungry-wil. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 28 sightings because of certain Peucetia sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 20% of the time, Peucetia spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 20)
  • Sex: 11 female and 3 male.
  • Environment: Peucetia has been sighted 25 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (11). On flower (3). Low foliage (7). High foliage (1). Forest (1). Desert area (2).

Location and Range

Peucetia has been sighted in the following countries: India, Mexico, Thailand, United States.

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


Peucetia has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April: 5
  • May: 3
  • June: 2
  • July:
  • August: 4
  • September: 7
  • October: 3
  • November: 1
  • December: 2

Peucetia Species

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Picture of Peucetia spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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