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 6 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 6 confirmed sightings of Nephila edulis (Australian Golden Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 26, 2018 by Spider ID member ozkazz. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 6 sightings because of certain Nephila edulis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 83% of the time, Nephila edulis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 6)
  • Sex: 3 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Nephila edulis has been sighted 6 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4). Low 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: 1
  • March: 2
  • April: 1
  • May: 2
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Featured Pictures

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