Enoplognatha is a genus of spiders in the family Theridiidae. Enoplognatha spiders have been sighted 15 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Enoplognatha includes 5 countries and 5 states in the United States. Enoplognatha is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of July.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Theridiidae
  • Genus: Enoplognatha


Pietro Pavesi, 1880

Sightings Overview

There have been 15 confirmed sightings of Enoplognatha, with the most recent sighting submitted on August 22, 2023 by Spider ID member lawless-druid. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 15 sightings because of certain Enoplognatha sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 40% of the time, Enoplognatha spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 15)
  • Sex: 3 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Enoplognatha has been sighted 16 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). On flower (1). Low foliage (4). High foliage (1). Ground layer (7). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

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

Enoplognatha has also been sighted in the following states: Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Montana, Washington.


Enoplognatha has been primarily sighted during the month of July.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March:
  • April:
  • May: 1
  • June: 2
  • July: 7
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October: 4
  • November:
  • December:

Enoplognatha Species

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