- 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 15 confirmed sightings of Araneus bicentenarius (Giant Lichen Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on September 12, 2018 by Spider ID member l-hussin. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 15 sightings because of certain Araneus bicentenarius sightings reporting incomplete data.
- Web: 93% of the time, Araneus bicentenarius spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 15)
- Sex: 3 female and 2 male.
- Environment: Araneus bicentenarius has been sighted 19 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
- Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Low foliage (1). High foliage (9). Open field, pasture, grassland (3).
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, Louisiana, Maine, South Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin.
Araneus bicentenarius has been primarily sighted during the month of May.
- April: 1
- May: 5
- June: 3
- July: 3
- August: 3