Gasteracantha quadrispinosa
(Four-spined Jewel Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Gasteracantha quadrispinosa, commonly known as Four-spined Jewel Spider, belongs to the genus Gasteracantha, in the family Araneidae. Gasteracantha quadrispinosa spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Gasteracantha quadrispinosa includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Gasteracantha quadrispinosa 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 quadrispinosa

Other Common Names

Four-spined Jewel Spider


O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1879

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Gasteracantha quadrispinosa (Four-spined Jewel Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on January 30, 2019 by Spider ID member boezerooij. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Gasteracantha quadrispinosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Gasteracantha quadrispinosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Gasteracantha quadrispinosa has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Gasteracantha quadrispinosa (Four-spined Jewel Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


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

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Featured Pictures

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