Eriophora ravilla
(Tropical Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Eriophora ravilla, commonly known as Tropical Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Eriophora, in the family Araneidae. Eriophora ravilla spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Eriophora ravilla includes 2 countries and 2 states in the United States. Eriophora ravilla is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of December.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Eriophora
  • Species: Eriophora ravilla

Other Common Names

Tropical Orb-weaver

Author

Carl Ludwig Koch, 1844

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Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 5, 2018 by Spider ID member mortician8018. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Eriophora ravilla sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 60% of the time, Eriophora ravilla spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Eriophora ravilla has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (1). High foliage (2).

Location and Range

Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Costa Rica, United States.

Eriophora ravilla has also been sighted in the following states: Florida, Texas.

Seasonality

Eriophora ravilla has been primarily sighted during the month of December.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
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  • November: 1
  • December: 2

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