Araneus cavaticus
(Barn Orb-weaver Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Araneus cavaticus, commonly known as Barn Orb-weaver Spider, belongs to the genus Araneus, in the family Araneidae. Araneus cavaticus spiders have been sighted 6 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Araneus cavaticus includes 2 countries and 1 states in the United States. Araneus cavaticus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of July.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Araneus
  • Species: Araneus cavaticus

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Barn Orb-weaver

Other Common Names

Barn Spider

Author

Eugen von Keyserling, 1881

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Sightings Overview

There have been 6 confirmed sightings of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 27, 2018 by Spider ID member thatvero. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 6 sightings because of certain Araneus cavaticus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Araneus cavaticus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 1 female and 3 male.
  • Environment: Araneus cavaticus has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2).

Location and Range

Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Araneus cavaticus has also been sighted in the following states: Vermont.

Seasonality

Araneus cavaticus has been primarily sighted during the month of July.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 1
  • April:
  • May: 1
  • June:
  • July: 3
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October:
  • November:
  • December:

Featured Pictures

Picture of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) - Male,Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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