Aculepeira is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Aculepeira spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Aculepeira includes 3 countries and 0 states in the United States. Aculepeira is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of June.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Aculepeira


Ralph Vary Chamberlin & Wilton Ivie, 1942

Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Aculepeira, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 7, 2018 by Spider ID member curiousagelena. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Aculepeira sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Aculepeira spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Aculepeira has been sighted 5 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (2). Ground layer (2). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1).

Location and Range

Aculepeira has been sighted in the following countries: Armenia, Spain, Turkey.


Aculepeira has been primarily sighted during the month of June.

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

Featured Pictures

Picture of Aculepeira spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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