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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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



Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Macracantha, with the most recent sighting submitted on January 3, 2019 by Spider ID member neoscona. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Macracantha sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 50% of the time, Macracantha spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 2)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Macracantha has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (2). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Macracantha has been sighted in the following countries: India, Malaysia.


Macracantha has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 1
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Macracantha Species