Pisaura is a genus of spiders in the family Pisauridae. Pisaura spiders have been sighted 14 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pisaura includes 6 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 14 confirmed sightings of Pisaura, with the most recent sighting submitted on June 5, 2018 by Spider ID member ste_routledge. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 14 sightings because of certain Pisaura sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Pisaura spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 14)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Pisaura has been sighted 14 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (5). Low foliage (5). Ground layer (4).

Location and Range

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


Pisaura has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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

Pisaura Species

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