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Arachnura higginsi
(Scorpion-tailed Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Arachnura higginsi, commonly known as Scorpion-tailed Spider, belongs to the genus Arachnura, in the family Araneidae. Arachnura higginsi spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Arachnura higginsi includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Arachnura higginsi 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
  • Species: Arachnura higginsi

Other Common Names

Tailed Spider, Scorpion-tailed Spider, Scorpion Orb-weaver


L. Koch, 1872

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 8, 2018 by Spider ID member wamboinspiders. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Arachnura higginsi sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Arachnura higginsi spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Arachnura higginsi has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Arachnura higginsi (Scorpion-tailed Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


Arachnura higginsi has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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Featured Pictures

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