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Avicularia is a genus of spiders in the family Theraphosidae. Avicularia spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Avicularia includes 4 countries and 0 states in the United States. Avicularia is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of November.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Lamarck, 1818

Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Avicularia, with the most recent sighting submitted on December 21, 2018 by Spider ID member barnyard. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Avicularia sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 20% of the time, Avicularia spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Avicularia has been sighted 7 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Avicularia has been sighted in the following countries: Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Suriname.


Avicularia has been primarily sighted during the month of November.

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

Avicularia Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Avicularia spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Avicularia spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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