Alcimosphenus is a genus of spiders in the family Tetragnathidae. Alcimosphenus spiders have been sighted 7 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Alcimosphenus includes 3 countries and 1 states in the United States. Alcimosphenus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Tetragnathidae
  • Genus: Alcimosphenus


Simon, 1895

Sightings Overview

There have been 7 confirmed sightings of Alcimosphenus, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 10, 2019 by Spider ID member ajcolebrook. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 7 sightings because of certain Alcimosphenus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 71% of the time, Alcimosphenus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 7)
  • Sex: 2 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Alcimosphenus has been sighted 7 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (3). Ground layer (2).

Location and Range

Alcimosphenus has been sighted in the following countries: Bahamas, Dominican Republic, United States.

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


Alcimosphenus has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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

Alcimosphenus Species