Gasteracantha kuhli
(Black-and-white Spiny Spider)

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Black and White Spiny Spider


C. L. Koch, 1837

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Gasteracantha kuhli (Black-and-white Spiny Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 19, 2019 by Spider ID member chetryakash. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Gasteracantha kuhli sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Gasteracantha kuhli (Black-and-white Spiny Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: India.


Gasteracantha kuhli has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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Featured Pictures

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