Backobourkia is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Backobourkia spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Backobourkia includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Backobourkia is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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


Framenau, Dupérré, Blackledge & Vink, 2010

Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Backobourkia, with the most recent sighting submitted on March 13, 2018 by Spider ID member murpat. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Backobourkia sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Backobourkia has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, New Zealand.


Backobourkia has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

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  • March: 3
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Backobourkia Species

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