Larinioides sclopetarius
(Bridge Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Larinioides sclopetarius, commonly known as Bridge Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Larinioides, in the family Araneidae. Larinioides sclopetarius spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Larinioides sclopetarius includes 1 countries and 5 states in the United States. Larinioides sclopetarius 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: Larinioides
  • Species: Larinioides sclopetarius

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Bridge Orb-weaver

Other Common Names

Gray Cross Spider, Grey Cross Spider, Gray Cross Orbweaver

Author

Carl Alexander Clerck, 1757

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Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 17, 2018 by Spider ID member dwilde. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Larinioides sclopetarius sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 67% of the time, Larinioides sclopetarius spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 3 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Larinioides sclopetarius has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2).

Location and Range

Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Larinioides sclopetarius has also been sighted in the following states: Iowa, Maine, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Larinioides sclopetarius has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

  • January: 2
  • February:
  • March:
  • April:
  • May:
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August: 1
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December:

Featured Pictures

Picture of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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