Leucauge

Leucauge is a genus of spiders in the family Tetragnathidae. Leucauge spiders have been sighted 149 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Leucauge includes 5 countries and 22 states in the United States. Leucauge is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Author

Adam White, 1841

Sightings Overview

There have been 149 confirmed sightings of Leucauge, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 24, 2019 by Spider ID member sv219. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 149 sightings because of certain Leucauge sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 91% of the time, Leucauge spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 121)
  • Sex: 31 female and 10 male.
  • Environment: Leucauge has been sighted 141 times outdoors, and 6 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (73). On flower (1). Low foliage (36). High foliage (16). Ground layer (5). Freshwater river, lake, stream (2). Open field, pasture, grassland (3). Forest (5).

Location and Range

Leucauge has been sighted in the following countries: Dominican Republic, India, Mexico, South Africa, United States.

Leucauge has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Leucauge has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 1
  • February: 2
  • March: 26
  • April: 27
  • May: 47
  • June: 19
  • July: 1
  • August: 1
  • September: 2
  • October: 7
  • November: 3
  • December: 2


Leucauge Species


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