Neoscona
(Spotted Orb-weavers)

Neoscona, commonly known as Spotted Orb-weavers, is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Neoscona spiders have been sighted 84 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Neoscona includes 8 countries and 28 states in the United States. Neoscona is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of September.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Spotted Orb-weavers

Author

Eugène Simon, 1864

Sightings Overview

There have been 84 confirmed sightings of Neoscona (Spotted Orb-weavers), with the most recent sighting submitted on July 24, 2018 by Spider ID member friel. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 84 sightings because of certain Neoscona sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 71% of the time, Neoscona spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 35)
  • Sex: 43 female and 4 male.
  • Environment: Neoscona has been sighted 36 times outdoors, and 5 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (21). On flower (1). Low foliage (9). High foliage (2). Ground layer (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Neoscona (Spotted Orb-weavers) has been sighted in the following countries: India, Israel, Mexico, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, Tokelau, United States.

Neoscona has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia.

Seasonality

Neoscona has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

  • January: 4
  • February: 3
  • March: 2
  • April: 4
  • May: 5
  • June: 7
  • July: 4
  • August: 11
  • September: 17
  • October: 12
  • November: 2
  • December: 3


Neoscona Species


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