Nephila senegalensis
(Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Nephila senegalensis, commonly known as Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider, belongs to the genus Nephila, in the family Araneidae. Nephila senegalensis spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nephila senegalensis includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Nephila senegalensis 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 senegalensis

Other Common Names

Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider


(Walckenaer, 1841)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Nephila senegalensis (Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 14, 2018 by Spider ID member victorsaayman. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Nephila senegalensis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Nephila senegalensis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Nephila senegalensis has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Nephila senegalensis (Banded-legged Golden Orb-web Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: South Africa.


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

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  • March: 1
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Featured Pictures

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