Enoplognatha ovata
(Candy-striped Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Enoplognatha ovata, commonly known as Candy-striped Spider, belongs to the genus Enoplognatha, in the family Theridiidae. Enoplognatha ovata spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Enoplognatha ovata includes 1 countries and 1 states in the United States. Enoplognatha ovata 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
  • Species: Enoplognatha ovata

Other Common Names

Candy-striped Spider

Author

Carl Alexander Clerck, 1757

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Enoplognatha ovata (Candy-striped Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 19, 2017 by Spider ID member lisarose43. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Enoplognatha ovata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Enoplognatha ovata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Enoplognatha ovata has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (1). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Enoplognatha ovata (Candy-striped Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Enoplognatha ovata has also been sighted in the following states: Montana.

Seasonality

Enoplognatha ovata has been primarily sighted during the month of July.

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Featured Pictures

Picture of Enoplognatha ovata (Candy-striped Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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