Nephila edulis
(Australian Golden Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Nephila edulis, commonly known as Australian Golden Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Nephila, in the family Araneidae. Nephila edulis spiders have been sighted 10 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nephila edulis includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Nephila edulis is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of March.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Australian Golden Orb-weaver

Author

(Labillardière, 1799)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 10 confirmed sightings of Nephila edulis (Australian Golden Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 3, 2019 by Spider ID member nateuwang. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 10 sightings because of certain Nephila edulis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 90% of the time, Nephila edulis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 10)
  • Sex: 3 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Nephila edulis has been sighted 12 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (5). Low foliage (5). High foliage (2).

Location and Range

Nephila edulis (Australian Golden Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.

Seasonality

Nephila edulis has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February: 2
  • March: 5
  • April: 1
  • May: 2
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Featured Pictures

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Picture of Nephila edulis (Australian Golden Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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