Gasteracantha hasselti
(Hasselt's Spiny Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Gasteracantha hasselti, commonly known as Hasselt's Spiny Spider, belongs to the genus Gasteracantha, in the family Araneidae. Gasteracantha hasselti spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Gasteracantha hasselti includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Gasteracantha hasselti is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Hasselt's Spiny Spider


C. L. Koch, 1837

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Gasteracantha hasselti (Hasselt's Spiny Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on January 1, 2018 by Spider ID member pratzmotex. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Gasteracantha hasselti sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Gasteracantha hasselti spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Gasteracantha hasselti has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Gasteracantha hasselti (Hasselt's Spiny Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: India.


Gasteracantha hasselti has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

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Featured Pictures

Picture of Gasteracantha hasselti (Hasselt's Spiny Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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