Argiope appensa
(Hawaiian Garden Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Argiope appensa, commonly known as Hawaiian Garden Spider, belongs to the genus Argiope, in the family Araneidae. Argiope appensa spiders have been sighted 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Argiope appensa includes 2 countries and 1 states in the United States. Argiope appensa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Hawaiian Garden Spider

Author

Charles Athanase Walckenaer, 1841

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Sightings Overview

There have been 11 confirmed sightings of Argiope appensa (Hawaiian Garden Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 28, 2018 by Spider ID member kparman. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 11 sightings because of certain Argiope appensa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 88% of the time, Argiope appensa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 8)
  • Sex: 9 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Argiope appensa has been sighted 6 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Low foliage (1). High foliage (2).

Location and Range

Argiope appensa (Hawaiian Garden Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Philippines, United States.

Argiope appensa has also been sighted in the following states: Hawaii.

Seasonality

Argiope appensa has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 3
  • March: 2
  • April: 5
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Argiope appensa (Hawaiian Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Argiope appensa (Hawaiian Garden Spider) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Argiope appensa (Hawaiian Garden Spider) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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