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Pisaura is a genus of spiders in the family Pisauridae. Pisaura spiders have been sighted 40 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pisaura includes 10 countries and 0 states in the United States. Pisaura is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Simon, 1886

Sightings Overview

There have been 40 confirmed sightings of Pisaura, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 1, 2023 by Spider ID member nod. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 40 sightings because of certain Pisaura sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Pisaura spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 40)
  • Sex: 1 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Pisaura has been sighted 36 times outdoors, and 9 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (15). On flower (1). Low foliage (15). Ground layer (4). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

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


Pisaura has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 1
  • February: 2
  • March: 3
  • April: 11
  • May: 16
  • June: 5
  • 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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