- 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 29 confirmed sightings of Araneus bicentenarius (Giant Lichen Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on August 19, 2019 by Spider ID member dknowles. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 29 sightings because of certain Araneus bicentenarius sightings reporting incomplete data.
- Web: 76% of the time, Araneus bicentenarius spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 29)
- Sex: 3 female and 3 male.
- Environment: Araneus bicentenarius has been sighted 32 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
- Outdoors: Man-made structure (12). Low foliage (1). High foliage (14). 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, 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: 4
- August: 6