Nephilengys is a genus of spiders in the family Araneidae. Nephilengys spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Nephilengys includes 5 countries and 0 states in the United States. Nephilengys 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: Nephilengys



Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Nephilengys, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 23, 2019 by Spider ID member geonyzl. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Nephilengys sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Nephilengys spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Nephilengys has been sighted 3 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3).

Location and Range

Nephilengys has been sighted in the following countries: Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka.


Nephilengys has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 3
  • April:
  • May: 1
  • June:
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  • August:
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  • October:
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  • December:

Nephilengys Species