Eucratoscelus is a genus of spiders in the family Theraphosidae. Eucratoscelus spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Eucratoscelus includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Eucratoscelus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of December.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Pocock, 1898

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Eucratoscelus, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 22, 2019 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Eucratoscelus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Eucratoscelus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 2 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Eucratoscelus has been sighted 6 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Ground layer (1). Under rock or debris (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (2). Desert area (2).

Location and Range

Eucratoscelus has been sighted in the following countries: Kenya, Tanzania.


Eucratoscelus has been primarily sighted during the month of December.

  • January:
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  • June:
  • July: 1
  • August:
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  • October:
  • November:
  • December: 1

Eucratoscelus Species