- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Arthropoda
- Class: Arachnida
- Order: Araneae
- Suborder: Araneomorphae
- Family: Araneidae
- Genus: Araneus
- Species: Araneus bicentenarius
Other Common Names
Giant Lichen Orb-weaver
There have been 31 confirmed sightings of Araneus bicentenarius (Giant Lichen Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on July 23, 2023 by Spider ID member kareyjean. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 31 sightings because of certain Araneus bicentenarius sightings reporting incomplete data.
- Web: 77% of the time, Araneus bicentenarius spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 31)
- Sex: 4 female and 3 male.
- Environment: Araneus bicentenarius has been sighted 34 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
- Outdoors: Man-made structure (13). Low foliage (1). High foliage (15). Open field, pasture, grassland (4). Forest (1).
Location and Range
Araneus bicentenarius (Giant Lichen Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.
Araneus bicentenarius has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin.
Araneus bicentenarius has been primarily sighted during the month of May.
- April: 1
- May: 10
- June: 8
- July: 6
- August: 6