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(Coin Spiders)

Herennia, commonly known as Coin Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Herennia spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Herennia includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Herennia is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Herennia

Other Common Names

Coin Spiders


Thorell, 1877

Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Herennia (Coin Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 14, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Herennia sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 50% of the time, Herennia spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Herennia has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). High foliage (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Herennia (Coin Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: India, Malaysia.


Herennia has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February:
  • March:
  • April: 1
  • May: 1
  • June:
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Herennia Species