Araneus quadratus
(Four-spot Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Araneus quadratus, commonly known as Four-spot Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Araneus, in the family Araneidae. Araneus quadratus spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Araneus quadratus includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Araneus quadratus 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 quadratus

Other Common Names

Four-spot Orb-weaver, Four-spotted Orb-weaver


Carl Alexander Clerck, 1757

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Araneus quadratus (Four-spot Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 19, 2017 by Spider ID member weakmanben. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Araneus quadratus sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Araneus quadratus (Four-spot Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: United Kingdom.


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

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Featured Pictures

Picture of Araneus quadratus (Four-spot Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconDec 19, 2017
  • Photographed Picture iconSep 2, 2017
  • weakmanben
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  • Location iconSummer Leys Nature Reserve, Great Doddington, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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