Tibellus
(Slender Crab Spiders)

Tibellus, commonly known as Slender Crab Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Philodromidae. Tibellus spiders have been sighted 12 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Tibellus includes 4 countries and 7 states in the United States. Tibellus 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: Tibellus

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Slender Crab Spiders

Other Common Names

Slender Crab Spiders

Author

Simon, 1875

Sightings Overview

There have been 12 confirmed sightings of Tibellus (Slender Crab Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 5, 2018 by Spider ID member sammyjo09. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 12 sightings because of certain Tibellus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Tibellus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 12)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Tibellus has been sighted 11 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (5). Low foliage (4). Open field, pasture, grassland (2).

Location and Range

Tibellus (Slender Crab Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Ireland, Mexico, United States.

Tibellus has also been sighted in the following states: California, Connecticut, Idaho, Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Texas.

Seasonality

Tibellus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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


Tibellus Species


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