Pisaura is a genus of spiders in the family Pisauridae. Pisaura spiders have been sighted 24 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pisaura includes 8 countries and 0 states in the United States. Pisaura is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Pisauridae
  • Genus: Pisaura


Simon, 1886

Sightings Overview

There have been 24 confirmed sightings of Pisaura, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 24, 2019 by Spider ID member rivertay07. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 24 sightings because of certain Pisaura sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Pisaura spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 24)
  • Sex: 1 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Pisaura has been sighted 25 times outdoors, and 4 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (10). On flower (1). Low foliage (9). Ground layer (4). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

Pisaura has been sighted in the following countries: Greece, Ireland, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom.


Pisaura has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January:
  • February: 2
  • March: 3
  • April: 8
  • May: 6
  • June: 3
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October:
  • November: 1
  • December: 1

Pisaura Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Pisaura spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaura spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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