Colonus hesperus

Featured spider picture The spider species Colonus hesperus belongs to the genus Colonus, in the family Salticidae. Colonus hesperus spiders have been sighted 4 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Colonus hesperus includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Colonus hesperus 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: Colonus
  • Species: Colonus hesperus


Richman & Vetter, 2004

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Sightings Overview

There have been 4 confirmed sightings of Colonus hesperus, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 7, 2019 by Spider ID member juliannaq6. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 4 sightings because of certain Colonus hesperus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Colonus hesperus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 4)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Colonus hesperus has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4).

Location and Range

Colonus hesperus has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Colonus hesperus has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, California.


Colonus hesperus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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

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