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Araneus miniatus

Featured spider picture The spider species Araneus miniatus belongs to the genus Araneus, in the family Araneidae. Araneus miniatus spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Araneus miniatus includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Araneus miniatus 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 miniatus


Walckenaer, 1841

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Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Araneus miniatus, with the most recent sighting submitted on April 2, 2018 by Spider ID member friel. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Araneus miniatus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Araneus miniatus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 2 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Araneus miniatus has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1). High foliage (2).

Location and Range

Araneus miniatus has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Araneus miniatus has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Kentucky.


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

  • January:
  • February:
  • March:
  • April: 1
  • May:
  • June: 1
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  • November: 1
  • December:

Featured Pictures

Picture of Araneus miniatus - Female - Dorsal,Eyes,In Retreat Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus miniatus - Male - Eyes,Penultimate Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus miniatus - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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