Nephila antipodiana
(Batik Golden Web Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Nephila antipodiana, commonly known as Batik Golden Web Spider, belongs to the genus Nephila, in the family Araneidae. Nephila antipodiana spiders have been sighted 4 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nephila antipodiana includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Nephila antipodiana is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Batik Golden Web Spider, Gagambang Lagnat

Author

Walckenaer, 1841

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Sightings Overview

There have been 4 confirmed sightings of Nephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 27, 2018 by Spider ID member cuddlepaws. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 4 sightings because of certain Nephila antipodiana sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 75% of the time, Nephila antipodiana spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 4)
  • Sex: 2 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Nephila antipodiana has been sighted 9 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Low foliage (1). High foliage (3). Ground layer (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Nephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Philippines, Vietnam.

Seasonality

Nephila antipodiana has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

  • January:
  • February: 1
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  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November: 1
  • December: 1

Featured Pictures

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Picture of Nephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Nephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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