Thelacantha brevispina
(Double Spotted Spiny Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Thelacantha brevispina, commonly known as Double Spotted Spiny Spider, belongs to the genus Thelacantha, in the family Araneidae. Thelacantha brevispina spiders have been sighted 2 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Thelacantha brevispina includes 1 countries and 1 states in the United States. Thelacantha brevispina is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of December.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Double Spotted Spiny Spider

Author

(Doleschall, 1857)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 2 confirmed sightings of Thelacantha brevispina (Double Spotted Spiny Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on January 15, 2019 by Spider ID member konaspiders. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 2 sightings because of certain Thelacantha brevispina sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Thelacantha brevispina (Double Spotted Spiny Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Thelacantha brevispina has also been sighted in the following states: Hawaii.

Seasonality

Thelacantha brevispina has been primarily sighted during the month of December.

  • January: 1
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  • November:
  • December: 1

Featured Pictures

Picture of Thelacantha brevispina (Double Spotted Spiny Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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