Alcimosphenus licinus
(Dominican Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Alcimosphenus licinus, commonly known as Dominican Spider, belongs to the genus Alcimosphenus, in the family Tetragnathidae. Alcimosphenus licinus spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Alcimosphenus licinus includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Alcimosphenus licinus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Dominican Spider


Simon, 1895

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Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Alcimosphenus licinus (Dominican Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 26, 2018 by Spider ID member heriberto. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Alcimosphenus licinus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Alcimosphenus licinus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 2 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Alcimosphenus licinus has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (3).

Location and Range

Alcimosphenus licinus (Dominican Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Dominican Republic.


Alcimosphenus licinus has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

  • January: 2
  • February: 1
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Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

Picture of Alcimosphenus licinus (Dominican Spider) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Alcimosphenus licinus (Dominican Spider) - Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Alcimosphenus licinus (Dominican Spider) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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