Argiope lobata
(Lobed Argiope)

Featured spider picture The spider species Argiope lobata, commonly known as Lobed Argiope, belongs to the genus Argiope, in the family Araneidae. Argiope lobata spiders have been sighted 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Argiope lobata includes 10 countries and 0 states in the United States. Argiope lobata is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of July.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Lobed Argiope

Author

Pallas, 1772

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Sightings Overview

There have been 11 confirmed sightings of Argiope lobata (Lobed Argiope), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 4, 2019 by Spider ID member marietjie. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 11 sightings because of certain Argiope lobata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 73% of the time, Argiope lobata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 11)
  • Sex: 2 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Argiope lobata has been sighted 11 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (6). Under rock or debris (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Argiope lobata (Lobed Argiope) has been sighted in the following countries: Algeria, Armenia, Cyprus, Georgia, Israel, Italy, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey.

Seasonality

Argiope lobata has been primarily sighted during the month of July.

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

Featured Pictures

Picture of Argiope lobata (Lobed Argiope) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconAug 25, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconAug 25, 2018
  • DracoFTW
  • Location iconIbiza, Balearic Islands, Spain
  • Comment icon1 Comments
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  • Submitted Calendar iconAug 20, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconAug 15, 2018
  • JohanQ
  • Location iconIsland of Elba, Nisporto, Italy
  • Comment icon2 Comments
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Picture of Argiope lobata (Lobed Argiope) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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