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Pholcophora is a genus of spiders in the family Pholcidae. Pholcophora spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pholcophora includes 1 countries and 1 states in the United States. Pholcophora is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Pholcidae
  • Genus: Pholcophora


Banks, 1896

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Pholcophora, with the most recent sighting submitted on March 19, 2018 by Spider ID member locksley27. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Pholcophora sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Pholcophora has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Pholcophora has also been sighted in the following states: Colorado.


Pholcophora has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 2
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Pholcophora Species