Pholcophora americana

Featured spider picture The spider species Pholcophora americana belongs to the genus Pholcophora, in the family Pholcidae. Pholcophora americana spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pholcophora americana includes 1 countries and 1 states in the United States. Pholcophora americana 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
  • Species: Pholcophora americana


Banks, 1896

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Pholcophora americana, 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 americana sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

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

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


Pholcophora americana has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

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  • March: 2
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Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

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