Scytodes

Scytodes is a genus of spiders in the family Scytodidae. Scytodes spiders have been sighted 80 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Scytodes includes 10 countries and 20 states in the United States. Scytodes is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of April.

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 80 confirmed sightings of Scytodes, with the most recent sighting submitted on October 11, 2018 by Spider ID member walarootus. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 80 sightings because of certain Scytodes sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 4% of the time, Scytodes spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 67)
  • Sex: 12 female and 4 male.
  • Environment: Scytodes has been sighted 6 times outdoors, and 61 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). High foliage (1). Under rock or debris (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Scytodes has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Belize, Germany, India, Italy, South Africa, Spain, 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, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, D.C..

Seasonality

Scytodes has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 2
  • February: 5
  • March: 14
  • April: 24
  • May: 19
  • June: 5
  • July: 2
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 7
  • November:
  • December: 1


Scytodes Species


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