Araneus illaudatus
(Texas Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Araneus illaudatus, commonly known as Texas Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Araneus, in the family Araneidae. Araneus illaudatus spiders have been sighted 4 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Araneus illaudatus includes 1 countries and 1 states in the United States. Araneus illaudatus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of September.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Texas Orb-weaver

Author

Willis J. Gertsch & Stanley Mulaik, 1936

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Sightings Overview

There have been 4 confirmed sightings of Araneus illaudatus (Texas Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 4, 2018 by Spider ID member loiscole75. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 4 sightings because of certain Araneus illaudatus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 50% of the time, Araneus illaudatus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 3 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Araneus illaudatus has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Araneus illaudatus (Texas Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Araneus illaudatus has also been sighted in the following states: New Mexico.

Seasonality

Araneus illaudatus has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

  • January:
  • February: 1
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  • September: 2
  • October: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Araneus illaudatus (Texas Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus illaudatus (Texas Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus illaudatus (Texas Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus illaudatus (Texas Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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