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Polybetes is a genus of spiders in the family Sparassidae. Polybetes spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Polybetes includes 3 countries and 0 states in the United States. Polybetes is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Simon, 1897

Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Polybetes, with the most recent sighting submitted on March 21, 2019 by Spider ID member jaedeykins. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Polybetes sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Polybetes spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Polybetes has been sighted 0 times outdoors, and 3 times indoors.
  • Outdoors:

Location and Range

Polybetes has been sighted in the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Uruguay.


Polybetes has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

  • January: 1
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April:
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  • June:
  • July: 1
  • August:
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Polybetes Species

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Picture of Polybetes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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