Zoropsidae
(False Wolf Spiders)

The spider family Zoropsidae, commonly known as False Wolf Spiders, have been sighted 130 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Zoropsidae includes 14 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 130 confirmed sightings of Zoropsidae (False Wolf Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 17, 2019 by Spider ID member davy. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 130 sightings because of certain Zoropsidae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 3% of the time, Zoropsidae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 129)
  • Sex:¬†6 female and 24 male.
  • Environment:¬†Zoropsidae has been sighted 21 times outdoors, and 108 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (14). Ground layer (5). Under rock or debris (2).

Location and Range

Zoropsidae (False Wolf Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Austria, 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: 14
  • February: 8
  • March: 32
  • April: 23
  • May: 23
  • June: 3
  • July: 1
  • August: 1
  • September: 4
  • October: 5
  • November: 4
  • December: 11


Genus: Lauricius

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Genus: Uliodon (Vagrant Spiders)

Genus: Zoropsis


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