Araneus cingulatus
(Red-spotted Orb-weaver)

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Red-spotted Orb-weaver


(Walckenaer, 1841)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Araneus cingulatus (Red-spotted Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on August 2, 2018 by Spider ID member servicejoe. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Araneus cingulatus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 50% of the time, Araneus cingulatus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Araneus cingulatus has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2).

Location and Range

Araneus cingulatus (Red-spotted Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Araneus cingulatus has also been sighted in the following states: Pennsylvania.


Araneus cingulatus has been primarily sighted during the month of June.

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  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Araneus cingulatus (Red-spotted Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus cingulatus (Red-spotted Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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