Tetragnatha

Tetragnatha is a genus of spiders in the family Tetragnathidae. Tetragnatha spiders have been sighted 59 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Tetragnatha includes 8 countries and 18 states in the United States. Tetragnatha 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: Tetragnatha

Author

Menge, 1866

Sightings Overview

There have been 59 confirmed sightings of Tetragnatha, with the most recent sighting submitted on September 24, 2019 by Spider ID member tangledweb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 59 sightings because of certain Tetragnatha sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 49% of the time, Tetragnatha spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 59)
  • Sex: 2 female and 8 male.
  • Environment: Tetragnatha has been sighted 69 times outdoors, and 8 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (25). On flower (2). Low foliage (15). High foliage (3). Under rock or debris (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (14). Saltwater (5). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Forest (3).

Location and Range

Tetragnatha has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, China, Mexico, Philippines, Portugal, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States.

Tetragnatha has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas.

Seasonality

Tetragnatha has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 2
  • February: 2
  • March: 4
  • April: 10
  • May: 14
  • June: 6
  • July: 2
  • August: 3
  • September: 7
  • October: 5
  • November: 4
  • December:

Tetragnatha Species


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