Neoscona arabesca
(Arabesque Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Neoscona arabesca, commonly known as Arabesque Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Neoscona, in the family Araneidae. Neoscona arabesca spiders have been sighted 7 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Neoscona arabesca includes 1 countries and 4 states in the United States. Neoscona arabesca 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
  • Species: Neoscona arabesca

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Arabesque Orb-weaver

Author

Charles Athanase Walckenaer, 1841

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Sightings Overview

There have been 7 confirmed sightings of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 3, 2018 by Spider ID member lbabykat30. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 7 sightings because of certain Neoscona arabesca sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 67% of the time, Neoscona arabesca spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 6)
  • Sex: 1 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Neoscona arabesca has been sighted 5 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (3).

Location and Range

Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Neoscona arabesca has also been sighted in the following states: California, Illinois, North Carolina, Texas.

Seasonality

Neoscona arabesca has been primarily sighted during the month of September.

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

Featured Pictures

Picture of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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