Platycryptus

Platycryptus is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae. Platycryptus spiders have been sighted 113 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Platycryptus includes 2 countries and 34 states in the United States. Platycryptus is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Author

David E. Hill, 1979

Sightings Overview

There have been 113 confirmed sightings of Platycryptus, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 31, 2019 by Spider ID member spyderpinktoes. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 113 sightings because of certain Platycryptus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 4% of the time, Platycryptus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 89)
  • Sex: 20 female and 9 male.
  • Environment: Platycryptus has been sighted 39 times outdoors, and 50 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (34). Low foliage (1). High foliage (2). Ground layer (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

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

Platycryptus has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Platycryptus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February: 3
  • March: 8
  • April: 19
  • May: 44
  • June: 10
  • July: 9
  • August: 6
  • September: 4
  • October: 5
  • November:
  • December: 3

Platycryptus Species


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