Philodromus

Philodromus is a genus of spiders in the family Philodromidae. Philodromus spiders have been sighted 86 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Philodromus includes 6 countries and 27 states in the United States. Philodromus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Philodromidae
  • Genus: Philodromus

Author

Charles Athanase Walckenaer, 1826

Sightings Overview

There have been 86 confirmed sightings of Philodromus, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 16, 2019 by Spider ID member nopetynopethanks. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 86 sightings because of certain Philodromus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 8% of the time, Philodromus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 85)
  • Sex: 1 female and 19 male.
  • Environment: Philodromus has been sighted 54 times outdoors, and 43 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (32). Low foliage (6). High foliage (3). Ground layer (3). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Saltwater (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (3). Forest (5).

Location and Range

Philodromus has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Germany, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States.

Philodromus has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Seasonality

Philodromus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 3
  • February: 3
  • March: 16
  • April: 23
  • May: 26
  • June: 5
  • July: 2
  • August: 1
  • September: 2
  • October: 3
  • November: 1
  • December: 1

Additional Remarks

  • Spiders in this genus have the second pair of legs longer than the rest.


Philodromus Species


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