Eris

Eris is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Eris spiders have been sighted 21 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Eris includes 2 countries and 4 states in the United States. Eris is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1846

Sightings Overview

There have been 21 confirmed sightings of Eris, with the most recent sighting submitted on October 24, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 21 sightings because of certain Eris sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 15% of the time, Eris spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 20)
  • Sex: 2 female and 13 male.
  • Environment: Eris has been sighted 19 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (10). Low foliage (4). High foliage (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Eris has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Eris has also been sighted in the following states: Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, New York.

Seasonality

Eris has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January:
  • February: 5
  • March:
  • April: 7
  • May: 1
  • June: 1
  • July: 2
  • August: 3
  • September: 1
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December:


Eris Species


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