Scytodes

Scytodes is a genus of spiders in the family Scytodidae. Scytodes spiders have been sighted 114 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Scytodes includes 14 countries and 20 states in the United States. Scytodes is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Scytodidae
  • Genus: Scytodes

Author

Pierre Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 114 confirmed sightings of Scytodes, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 6, 2024 by Spider ID member paka99. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 114 sightings because of certain Scytodes sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 4% of the time, Scytodes spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 112)
  • Sex: 1 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Scytodes has been sighted 11 times outdoors, and 101 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (7). High foliage (1). Under rock or debris (2). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Scytodes has been sighted in the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Belize, Germany, Hungary, India, Puerto Rico, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States.

Scytodes has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington.

Seasonality

Scytodes has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 5
  • February: 9
  • March: 20
  • April: 26
  • May: 27
  • June: 6
  • July: 2
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 10
  • November: 2
  • December: 5

Scytodes Species


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Picture of Scytodes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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