Cyclosa
(Trashline Orb-weavers)

Cyclosa, commonly known as Trashline Orb-weavers, is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Cyclosa spiders have been sighted 17 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Cyclosa includes 7 countries and 5 states in the United States. Cyclosa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of September.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Trashline Orb-weavers

Author

Franz Anton Menge, 1866

Sightings Overview

There have been 17 confirmed sightings of Cyclosa (Trashline Orb-weavers), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 28, 2018 by Spider ID member taniataniatania. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 17 sightings because of certain Cyclosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 94% of the time, Cyclosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 17)
  • Sex: 3 female and 3 male.
  • Environment: Cyclosa has been sighted 18 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (5). Low foliage (10). High foliage (1). Freshwater river, lake, stream (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Cyclosa (Trashline Orb-weavers) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, India, New Zealand, Philippines, Spain, Thailand, United States.

Cyclosa has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Maine, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Utah.

Seasonality

Cyclosa has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

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


Cyclosa Species


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