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Segestria is a genus of spiders in the family Segestriidae. Segestria spiders have been sighted 27 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Segestria includes 4 countries and 1 states in the United States. Segestria is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Segestriidae
  • Genus: Segestria


Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 27 confirmed sightings of Segestria, with the most recent sighting submitted on December 17, 2019 by Spider ID member mac242. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 27 sightings because of certain Segestria sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 22% of the time, Segestria spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 27)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Segestria has been sighted 17 times outdoors, and 11 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (14). Ground layer (1). Under rock or debris (2).

Location and Range

Segestria has been sighted in the following countries: Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States.

Segestria has also been sighted in the following states: California.


Segestria has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 2
  • March: 1
  • April: 8
  • May: 7
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August:
  • September: 2
  • October: 2
  • November: 3
  • December:

Segestria Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Segestria spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Segestria spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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