Pandercetes gracilis
(Australian Lichen Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Pandercetes gracilis, commonly known as Australian Lichen Spider, belongs to the genus Pandercetes, in the family Sparassidae. Pandercetes gracilis spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Pandercetes gracilis includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Pandercetes gracilis is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Sparassidae
  • Genus: Pandercetes
  • Species: Pandercetes gracilis

Other Common Names

Australian Lichen Spider


L. Koch, 1875

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Pandercetes gracilis (Australian Lichen Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on January 30, 2020 by Spider ID member slickshadow96. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Pandercetes gracilis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Pandercetes gracilis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Pandercetes gracilis has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Forest (1).

Location and Range

Pandercetes gracilis (Australian Lichen Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


Pandercetes gracilis has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

  • January: 1
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Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

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