Selenops
(Flatties)

Selenops, commonly known as Flatties, is a genus of spiders in the family Selenopidae. Selenops spiders have been sighted 31 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Selenops includes 4 countries and 1 states in the United States. Selenops is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Selenopidae
  • Genus: Selenops

Other Common Names

Flatties, Moon-eye Spider

Author

Latreille, 1819

Sightings Overview

There have been 31 confirmed sightings of Selenops (Flatties), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 6, 2018 by Spider ID member bbdd1964. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 31 sightings because of certain Selenops sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 6% of the time, Selenops spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 31)
  • Sex: 0 female and 6 male.
  • Environment: Selenops has been sighted 20 times outdoors, and 13 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (16). Low foliage (1). High foliage (1). Under rock or debris (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1).

Location and Range

Selenops (Flatties) has been sighted in the following countries: Panama, Puerto Rico, United States, Zambia.

Selenops has also been sighted in the following states: Florida.

Seasonality

Selenops has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January: 1
  • February: 2
  • March: 8
  • April: 6
  • May: 7
  • June: 4
  • July:
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  • November:
  • December: 3

Featured Pictures

Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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