Nesticodes rufipes
(Red House Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Nesticodes rufipes, commonly known as Red House Spider, belongs to the genus Nesticodes, in the family Theridiidae. Nesticodes rufipes spiders have been sighted 18 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nesticodes rufipes includes 6 countries and 2 states in the United States. Nesticodes rufipes is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Theridiidae
  • Genus: Nesticodes
  • Species: Nesticodes rufipes

Other Common Names

Red House Spider

Author

Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas, 1846

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Sightings Overview

There have been 18 confirmed sightings of Nesticodes rufipes (Red House Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 15, 2019 by Spider ID member ihatespiders9. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 18 sightings because of certain Nesticodes rufipes sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 50% of the time, Nesticodes rufipes spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 18)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Nesticodes rufipes has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 16 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Ground layer (1). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Nesticodes rufipes (Red House Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Egypt, India, Puerto Rico, United States, Venezuela.

Nesticodes rufipes has also been sighted in the following states: Florida, Texas.

Seasonality

Nesticodes rufipes has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January: 1
  • February: 3
  • March: 4
  • April: 4
  • May: 2
  • June:
  • July: 1
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December: 2

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