The spider family Trochanteriidae have been sighted 7 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trochanteriidae includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Trochanteriidae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Trochanteriidae



Sightings Overview

There have been 7 confirmed sightings of Trochanteriidae, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 7, 2019 by Spider ID member anika. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 7 sightings because of certain Trochanteriidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Trochanteriidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 7)
  • Sex:¬†0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment:¬†Trochanteriidae has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 6 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Trochanteriidae has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, South Africa.


Trochanteriidae has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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

Genus: Platyoides (Scorpion Spiders)

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