Cyrtophora citricola
(Global Tent-web Weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Cyrtophora citricola, commonly known as Global Tent-web Weaver, belongs to the genus Cyrtophora, in the family Araneidae. Cyrtophora citricola spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Cyrtophora citricola includes 3 countries and 1 states in the United States. Cyrtophora citricola 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: Cyrtophora
  • Species: Cyrtophora citricola

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Global Tentweb Weaver


(Forsskål, 1775)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Cyrtophora citricola (Global Tent-web Weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 9, 2018 by Spider ID member marcd6. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Cyrtophora citricola sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Cyrtophora citricola spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Cyrtophora citricola has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Cyrtophora citricola (Global Tent-web Weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Spain, United States, Zambia.

Cyrtophora citricola has also been sighted in the following states: Florida.


Cyrtophora citricola has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

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

Additional Remarks

Type species.

Featured Pictures

Picture of Cyrtophora citricola (Global Tent-web Weaver) - Dorsal,Egg sacs,Webs Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconApr 9, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconFeb 22, 2018
  • MarcD6
  • Location iconLas Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain
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