Argiope keyserlingi
(St Andrew's Cross Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Argiope keyserlingi, commonly known as St Andrew's Cross Spider, belongs to the genus Argiope, in the family Araneidae. Argiope keyserlingi spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Argiope keyserlingi includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Argiope keyserlingi 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: Argiope
  • Species: Argiope keyserlingi

Other Common Names

St Andrew's Cross Spider

Author

Karsch, 1878

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Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 20, 2019 by Spider ID member nosan. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Argiope keyserlingi sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Argiope keyserlingi (St Andrew's Cross Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.

Seasonality

Argiope keyserlingi has been primarily sighted during the month of December.

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  • March: 1
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  • December: 2

Featured Pictures

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