Anahita

This is a small genus under the wandering spider family. So far, 29 nocturnal species has been included in this genus.

Anahita Spider

Spiders Belonging to this Genus

Anahita aculeataAnahita blandiniAnahita centralis
Anahita concrassataAnahita concreataAnahita concussor
Anahita denticulataAnahita faradjensisAnahita fauna
Anahita feaeAnahita jianfengensisAnahita jinsi
Anahita jucundaAnahita lineataAnahita lycosina
Anahita mammaAnahita maolanAnahita nathani
Anahita pallidaAnahita popaAnahita punctata
Anahita punctulataAnahita pygmaeaAnahita samplexa
Anahita similisAnahita smythiesiAnahita syriaca
Anahita wuyiensisAnahita zoroides 

Physical Description and Identification

Adults

Size: Female spiders are reportedly 0.25-0.39 in (0.63-0.99 cm) and male spiders are 0.23- 0.29 in (0.58- 0.73 cm).

Color: More or less, all species under the genus exhibit a pale version of tan and brown.

Other Characteristic Features: Some species might have black or darker patterns on the legs and abdomens.

Eggs

Female spiders make a sac prior to her egg-producing phase.

Spiderlings

Spiderlings come out after a few weeks.

The Web

They are believed to be not making any web since they roam through forests and hunt at night.

Are Spiders of Anahita Genus Venomous

They are not venomous for people, but individual species have not been examined well, so there are chances the fact might change in the future.

Quick Facts

DistributionUSA, Burundi, Congo, Ivory Coast, China, Russia, and  Egypt
HabitatForests
DietInsects
Lifespan1-2 years

Did You Know

  • The German arachnologist, Ferdinand Karsch, described the species in 1879.

Image Source: Upload.wikimedia.org

This is a small genus under the wandering spider family. So far, 29 nocturnal species has been included in this genus.

Anahita Spider

Spiders Belonging to this Genus

Anahita aculeataAnahita blandiniAnahita centralis
Anahita concrassataAnahita concreataAnahita concussor
Anahita denticulataAnahita faradjensisAnahita fauna
Anahita feaeAnahita jianfengensisAnahita jinsi
Anahita jucundaAnahita lineataAnahita lycosina
Anahita mammaAnahita maolanAnahita nathani
Anahita pallidaAnahita popaAnahita punctata
Anahita punctulataAnahita pygmaeaAnahita samplexa
Anahita similisAnahita smythiesiAnahita syriaca
Anahita wuyiensisAnahita zoroides 

Physical Description and Identification

Adults

Size: Female spiders are reportedly 0.25-0.39 in (0.63-0.99 cm) and male spiders are 0.23- 0.29 in (0.58- 0.73 cm).

Color: More or less, all species under the genus exhibit a pale version of tan and brown.

Other Characteristic Features: Some species might have black or darker patterns on the legs and abdomens.

Eggs

Female spiders make a sac prior to her egg-producing phase.

Spiderlings

Spiderlings come out after a few weeks.

The Web

They are believed to be not making any web since they roam through forests and hunt at night.

Are Spiders of Anahita Genus Venomous

They are not venomous for people, but individual species have not been examined well, so there are chances the fact might change in the future.

Quick Facts

DistributionUSA, Burundi, Congo, Ivory Coast, China, Russia, and  Egypt
HabitatForests
DietInsects
Lifespan1-2 years

Did You Know

  • The German arachnologist, Ferdinand Karsch, described the species in 1879.

Image Source: Upload.wikimedia.org

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