Nephila inaurata
(Red-legged Golden Orb-weaver)

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Red-legged Golden Orb-weaver


(Walckenaer, 1841)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Nephila inaurata (Red-legged Golden Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 19, 2018 by Spider ID member akesh7. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Nephila inaurata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Nephila inaurata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Nephila inaurata has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: On flower (1). Low foliage (1). High foliage (1).

Location and Range

Nephila inaurata (Red-legged Golden Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Mauritius.


Nephila inaurata has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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  • May: 1
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Featured Pictures

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