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Metellina is a genus of spiders in the family Tetragnathidae. Metellina spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Metellina includes 4 countries and 1 states in the United States. Metellina is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Ralph Vary Chamberlin & Wilton Ivie, 1941

Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Metellina, with the most recent sighting submitted on November 17, 2018 by Spider ID member allanjones. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Metellina sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 80% of the time, Metellina spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Metellina has been sighted 7 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (3). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Metellina has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.

Metellina has also been sighted in the following states: Washington.


Metellina has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

  • January:
  • February:
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  • April:
  • May:
  • June: 1
  • July:
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  • September:
  • October: 2
  • November: 2
  • December:

Metellina Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Metellina spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metellina spp. - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metellina spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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