Araneus pallidus
(Pale Cross Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Araneus pallidus, commonly known as Pale Cross Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Araneus, in the family Araneidae. Araneus pallidus spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Araneus pallidus includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Araneus pallidus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of December.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Pale Cross Orb-weaver

Author

(Olivier, 1789)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Araneus pallidus (Pale Cross Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 16, 2018 by Spider ID member henri. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Araneus pallidus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 67% of the time, Araneus pallidus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Araneus pallidus has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (2).

Location and Range

Araneus pallidus (Pale Cross Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Gibraltar, Spain.

Seasonality

Araneus pallidus has been primarily sighted during the month of December.

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  • December: 3

Featured Pictures

Picture of Araneus pallidus (Pale Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconDec 16, 2018
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  • Henri
  • Location iconMijas Pueblo, Spain
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Picture of Araneus pallidus (Pale Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconDec 16, 2018
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  • Henri
  • Sex icon
    Female
  • Location iconMijas Pueblo, Spain
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Picture of Araneus pallidus (Pale Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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