Araneus gemma

Featured spider picture The spider species Araneus gemma belongs to the genus Araneus, in the family Araneidae. Araneus gemma spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Araneus gemma includes 2 countries and 2 states in the United States. Araneus gemma is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


(McCook, 1888)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Araneus gemma, with the most recent sighting submitted on March 5, 2019 by Spider ID member frances. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Araneus gemma sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 40% of the time, Araneus gemma spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Araneus gemma has been sighted 6 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4). Under rock or debris (1). Saltwater (1).

Location and Range

Araneus gemma has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Araneus gemma has also been sighted in the following states: California, Oregon.


Araneus gemma has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March: 2
  • April:
  • May: 1
  • June:
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November: 1
  • December:

Featured Pictures

Picture of Araneus gemma - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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