Backobourkia brouni

Featured spider picture The spider species Backobourkia brouni belongs to the genus Backobourkia, in the family Araneidae. Backobourkia brouni spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Backobourkia brouni includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Backobourkia brouni 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
  • Species: Backobourkia brouni


(Urquhart, 1885)

Primary Colors

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Backobourkia brouni, with the most recent sighting submitted on March 5, 2018 by Spider ID member spiderlover. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Backobourkia brouni sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Backobourkia brouni spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Backobourkia brouni has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Backobourkia brouni has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


Backobourkia brouni has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

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

Additional Remarks

This species is very similar in appearance to Backobourkia heroine, images placed here without genitalia examination were done so as a best guess based on general appearance and range where one species may be more common in a given location.

Featured Pictures

Picture of Backobourkia brouni - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
View All Pictures