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The spider family Trochanteriidae have been sighted 10 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trochanteriidae includes 3 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 10 confirmed sightings of Trochanteriidae, with the most recent sighting submitted on February 24, 2020 by Spider ID member martin1980. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 10 sightings because of certain Trochanteriidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Trochanteriidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 10)
  • Sex:¬†0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment:¬†Trochanteriidae has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 8 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

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


Trochanteriidae has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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

Genus: Platyoides (Scorpion Spiders)

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