Zoropsidae
(False Wolf Spiders)

The spider family Zoropsidae, commonly known as False Wolf Spiders, have been sighted 145 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Zoropsidae includes 15 countries and 3 states in the United States. Zoropsidae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Zoropsid Spiders

Other Common Names

False Wolf Spiders

Author

Philipp Bertkau, 1882

Sightings Overview

There have been 145 confirmed sightings of Zoropsidae (False Wolf Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 15, 2023 by Spider ID member dmp428. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 145 sightings because of certain Zoropsidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 3% of the time, Zoropsidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 144)
  • Sex:¬†6 female and 27 male.
  • Environment:¬†Zoropsidae has been sighted 25 times outdoors, and 121 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (15). Ground layer (6). Under rock or debris (4).

Location and Range

Zoropsidae (False Wolf Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States.

Zoropsidae has also been sighted in the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado.

Seasonality

Zoropsidae has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January: 16
  • February: 10
  • March: 32
  • April: 28
  • May: 23
  • June: 3
  • July: 1
  • August: 1
  • September: 5
  • October: 5
  • November: 5
  • December: 15


Genus: Lauricius

Genus: Titiotus

Genus: Uliodon (Vagrant Spiders)

Genus: Zoropsis


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