Araniella displicata
(Six-spotted Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Araniella displicata, commonly known as Six-spotted Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Araniella, in the family Araneidae. Araniella displicata spiders have been sighted 18 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Araniella displicata includes 2 countries and 7 states in the United States. Araniella displicata 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: Araniella
  • Species: Araniella displicata

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Six-spotted Orb-weaver

Author

Nicholas Marcellus Hentz, 1847

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Sightings Overview

There have been 18 confirmed sightings of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on November 24, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 18 sightings because of certain Araniella displicata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 50% of the time, Araniella displicata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 18)
  • Sex: 3 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Araniella displicata has been sighted 19 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (8). Low foliage (8). High foliage (2). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Araniella displicata has also been sighted in the following states: Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Washington.

Seasonality

Araniella displicata has been primarily sighted during the month of June.

  • January:
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  • April:
  • May: 3
  • June: 12
  • July:
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October:
  • November: 2
  • December:

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Picture of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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