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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Salticidae
  • Genus: Athamas


O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Athamas, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 6, 2019 by Spider ID member tiana. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Athamas sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Athamas spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Athamas has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1).

Location and Range

Athamas has been sighted in the following countries: Papua New Guinea.


Athamas has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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  • May: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Athamas spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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