Trichonephila antipodiana
(Batik Golden Web Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Trichonephila antipodiana, commonly known as Batik Golden Web Spider, belongs to the genus Trichonephila, in the family Araneidae. Trichonephila antipodiana spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trichonephila antipodiana includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Trichonephila antipodiana is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Batik Golden Web Spider, Gagambang Lagnat

Author

Walckenaer, 1841

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Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Trichonephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on April 16, 2019 by Spider ID member eams. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Trichonephila antipodiana sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 80% of the time, Trichonephila antipodiana spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 2 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Trichonephila antipodiana has been sighted 10 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Low foliage (1). High foliage (3). Ground layer (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Trichonephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Philippines, Vietnam.

Seasonality

Trichonephila antipodiana has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
  • March:
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  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November: 1
  • December: 1

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Featured Pictures

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Picture of Trichonephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Trichonephila antipodiana (Batik Golden Web Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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