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Thanatus formicinus

Featured spider picture The spider species Thanatus formicinus belongs to the genus Thanatus, in the family Philodromidae. Thanatus formicinus spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Thanatus formicinus includes 1 countries and 1 states in the United States. Thanatus formicinus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Philodromidae
  • Genus: Thanatus
  • Species: Thanatus formicinus


(Clerck, 1757)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Thanatus formicinus, with the most recent sighting submitted on January 3, 2018 by Spider ID member britsnana1. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Thanatus formicinus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Thanatus formicinus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Thanatus formicinus has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Thanatus formicinus has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Thanatus formicinus has also been sighted in the following states: Kentucky.


Thanatus formicinus has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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  • February: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Thanatus formicinus - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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