Heteropoda

Heteropoda is a genus of spiders in the family Sparassidae. Heteropoda spiders have been sighted 160 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Heteropoda includes 26 countries and 7 states in the United States. Heteropoda is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Sparassidae
  • Genus: Heteropoda

Author

Pierre André Latreille, 1804

Sightings Overview

There have been 160 confirmed sightings of Heteropoda, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 28, 2019 by Spider ID member rdoren. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 160 sightings because of certain Heteropoda sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 7% of the time, Heteropoda spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 143)
  • Sex: 20 female and 53 male.
  • Environment: Heteropoda has been sighted 40 times outdoors, and 110 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (20). On flower (1). Low foliage (4). High foliage (3). Ground layer (5). Under rock or debris (1). Saltwater (1). Forest (5).

Location and Range

Heteropoda has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil, Denmark, French Polynesia, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey, United States, Venezuela, Vietnam.

Heteropoda has also been sighted in the following states: California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, None, Ohio, Texas.

Seasonality

Heteropoda has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 9
  • February: 10
  • March: 32
  • April: 48
  • May: 30
  • June: 3
  • July: 5
  • August: 2
  • September:
  • October: 5
  • November: 5
  • December: 7

Heteropoda Species


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