Rothus is a genus of spiders in the family Pisauridae. Rothus spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Rothus includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Rothus is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Eugène Simon, 1898

Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Rothus, with the most recent sighting submitted on March 16, 2019 by Spider ID member dreamspider. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Rothus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 40% of the time, Rothus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Rothus has been sighted 0 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors:

Location and Range

Rothus has been sighted in the following countries: South Africa.


Rothus has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

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

Rothus Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Rothus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rothus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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