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Austracantha is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Austracantha spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Austracantha includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Austracantha is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Austracantha


Dahl, 1914

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Austracantha, with the most recent sighting submitted on January 31, 2020 by Spider ID member banksiaman. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Austracantha sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Austracantha spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Austracantha has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (2).

Location and Range

Austracantha has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


Austracantha has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
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Austracantha Species