Macracantha arcuata
(Long-horned Orb-weaver, Curved Spiny Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Macracantha arcuata, commonly known as Long-horned Orb-weaver, Curved Spiny Spider, belongs to the genus Macracantha, in the family Araneidae. Macracantha arcuata spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Macracantha arcuata includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Macracantha arcuata 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
  • Species: Macracantha arcuata

Other Common Names

Long Horned Orb-weaver, Curved Spiny Spider

Author

(Fabricius, 1793)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Macracantha arcuata (Long-horned Orb-weaver, Curved Spiny Spider), 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 arcuata sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Macracantha arcuata (Long-horned Orb-weaver, Curved Spiny Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: India, Malaysia.

Seasonality

Macracantha arcuata has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

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  • February: 1
  • March: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Macracantha arcuata (Long-horned Orb-weaver, Curved Spiny Spider) - Webs Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconJan 3, 2019
  • Photographed Picture iconFeb 17, 2018
  • Neoscona
  • Location iconKerala State. Approximate lat/long: 10.1212617,76.7547033, India
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Picture of Macracantha arcuata (Long-horned Orb-weaver, Curved Spiny Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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