Pisaura mirabilis
(European Nursery Web Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Pisaura mirabilis, commonly known as European Nursery Web Spider, belongs to the genus Pisaura, in the family Pisauridae. Pisaura mirabilis spiders have been sighted 20 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pisaura mirabilis includes 7 countries and 0 states in the United States. Pisaura mirabilis 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
  • Species: Pisaura mirabilis

Other Common Names

European Nursery Web Spider

Author

Clerck, 1757

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Sightings Overview

There have been 20 confirmed sightings of Pisaura mirabilis (European Nursery Web Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 17, 2019 by Spider ID member r1ch11. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 20 sightings because of certain Pisaura mirabilis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Pisaura mirabilis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 20)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Pisaura mirabilis has been sighted 22 times outdoors, and 3 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (9). On flower (1). Low foliage (7). Ground layer (4). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

Pisaura mirabilis (European Nursery Web Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Ireland, Montenegro, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom.

Seasonality

Pisaura mirabilis has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February: 2
  • March: 2
  • April: 5
  • May: 6
  • June: 3
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October:
  • November: 1
  • December: 1

Featured Pictures

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