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 8 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 October 23, 2023 by Spider ID member barndoor. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 28 sightings because of certain Peucetia sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 29% of the time, Peucetia spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 28)
  • Sex: 7 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Peucetia has been sighted 33 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (13). On flower (5). Low foliage (11). 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, Georgia, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas.


Peucetia has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April: 5
  • May: 3
  • June: 2
  • July: 1
  • August: 5
  • September: 6
  • October: 4
  • November:
  • December: 1

Peucetia Species

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