Menemerus is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Menemerus spiders have been sighted 21 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Menemerus includes 9 countries and 3 states in the United States. Menemerus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of June.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Eugène Simon, 1868

Sightings Overview

There have been 21 confirmed sightings of Menemerus, with the most recent sighting submitted on February 19, 2020 by Spider ID member honeyblood. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 21 sightings because of certain Menemerus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 5% of the time, Menemerus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 21)
  • Sex: 1 female and 3 male.
  • Environment: Menemerus has been sighted 19 times outdoors, and 6 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (12). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (4). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Menemerus has been sighted in the following countries: Brazil, Greece, India, Malaysia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United States.

Menemerus has also been sighted in the following states: California, Florida, Texas.


Menemerus has been primarily sighted during the month of June.

  • January:
  • February: 3
  • March: 4
  • April: 2
  • May: 2
  • June: 6
  • July: 2
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 2
  • November:
  • December:

Menemerus Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Menemerus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Menemerus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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