Artema atlanta
(Giant Daddy-long-legs Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Artema atlanta, commonly known as Giant Daddy-long-legs Spider, belongs to the genus Artema, in the family Pholcidae. Artema atlanta spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Artema atlanta includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Artema atlanta is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Pholcidae
  • Genus: Artema
  • Species: Artema atlanta

Other Common Names

Giant Daddy-long-legs Spider


Walckenaer, 1837

Primary Colors

Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Artema atlanta (Giant Daddy-long-legs Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 15, 2018 by Spider ID member tayburley24. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Artema atlanta sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Artema atlanta spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 1 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Artema atlanta has been sighted 0 times outdoors, and 3 times indoors.
  • Outdoors:

Location and Range

Artema atlanta (Giant Daddy-long-legs Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Artema atlanta has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, Hawaii.


Artema atlanta has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

  • January: 1
  • February:
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  • April: 1
  • May: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Artema atlanta (Giant Daddy-long-legs Spider) - Male,Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Artema atlanta (Giant Daddy-long-legs Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Artema atlanta (Giant Daddy-long-legs Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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