- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Arthropoda
- Class: Arachnida
- Order: Araneae
- Suborder: Araneomorphae
- Family: Araneidae
- Genus: Nephila
- Species: Nephila clavata
Other Common Names
Joro spider, Asian Fortune-teller Spider
L. Koch, 1878
There have been 7 confirmed sightings of Nephila clavata (Joro spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 20, 2018 by Spider ID member spiderdijon. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 7 sightings because of certain Nephila clavata sightings reporting incomplete data.
- Web: 100% of the time, Nephila clavata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 7)
- Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
- Environment: Nephila clavata has been sighted 8 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
- Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Low foliage (2). High foliage (2). Forest (1).
Location and Range
Nephila clavata (Joro spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.
Nephila clavata has also been sighted in the following states: Georgia.
Nephila clavata has been primarily sighted during the month of October.
- September: 1
- October: 6