Metepeira labyrinthea
(Labyrinth Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Metepeira labyrinthea, commonly known as Labyrinth Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Metepeira, in the family Araneidae. Metepeira labyrinthea spiders have been sighted 4 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Metepeira labyrinthea includes 1 countries and 2 states in the United States. Metepeira labyrinthea is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of July.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Araneidae
  • Genus: Metepeira
  • Species: Metepeira labyrinthea

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Labyrinth Orb-weaver

Other Common Names

Labyrinth Spider

Author

Nicholas Marcellus Hentz, 1847

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Sightings Overview

There have been 4 confirmed sightings of Metepeira labyrinthea (Labyrinth Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on August 2, 2019 by Spider ID member tangledweb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 4 sightings because of certain Metepeira labyrinthea sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Metepeira labyrinthea spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Metepeira labyrinthea has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (3).

Location and Range

Metepeira labyrinthea (Labyrinth Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Metepeira labyrinthea has also been sighted in the following states: South Carolina, Virginia.

Seasonality

Metepeira labyrinthea has been primarily sighted during the month of July.

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  • June: 1
  • July: 3
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