Aphonopelma

Aphonopelma is a genus of spiders in the family Theraphosidae. Aphonopelma spiders have been sighted 17 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Aphonopelma includes 3 countries and 5 states in the United States. Aphonopelma is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Mygalomorphae
  • Family: Theraphosidae
  • Genus: Aphonopelma

Author

Reginald Innes Pocock, 1901

Sightings Overview

There have been 17 confirmed sightings of Aphonopelma, with the most recent sighting submitted on November 20, 2019 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 17 sightings because of certain Aphonopelma sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 6% of the time, Aphonopelma spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 16)
  • Sex: 3 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Aphonopelma has been sighted 23 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (2). Ground layer (11). Under rock or debris (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (4). Forest (1). Desert area (2).

Location and Range

Aphonopelma has been sighted in the following countries: Costa Rica, Mexico, United States.

Aphonopelma has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, California, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas.

Seasonality

Aphonopelma has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 2
  • April: 3
  • May: 3
  • June:
  • July: 1
  • August: 1
  • September: 2
  • October: 2
  • November:
  • December: 2

Aphonopelma Species


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