Zosis is a genus of spiders in the family Uloboridae. Zosis spiders have been sighted 13 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Zosis includes 6 countries and 1 states in the United States. Zosis is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of December.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Uloboridae
  • Genus: Zosis


Walckenaer, 1841

Sightings Overview

There have been 13 confirmed sightings of Zosis, with the most recent sighting submitted on December 27, 2019 by Spider ID member julyblues. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 13 sightings because of certain Zosis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 77% of the time, Zosis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 13)
  • Sex: 2 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Zosis has been sighted 8 times outdoors, and 6 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Low foliage (3). Ground layer (2).

Location and Range

Zosis has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, India, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Thailand, United States.

Zosis has also been sighted in the following states: Florida.


Zosis has been primarily sighted during the month of December.

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

Zosis Species