(Drag-tailed Spiders)

Arachnura, commonly known as Drag-tailed Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Arachnura spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Arachnura includes 3 countries and 0 states in the United States. Arachnura is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Drag-tailed Spider, Tailed Spider, Scorpion-tailed Spider, Scorpion Spider


Vinson, 1863

Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Arachnura (Drag-tailed Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 1, 2023 by Spider ID member thanglc. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Arachnura sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 80% of the time, Arachnura spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Arachnura has been sighted 6 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (3). Ground layer (2). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Arachnura (Drag-tailed Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Philippines, Taiwan.


Arachnura has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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

Arachnura Species

Featured Pictures

Picture of Arachnura spp. (Drag-tailed Spiders) Enlarge Picture
View All Pictures