Trichonephila clavata
(Joro spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Trichonephila clavata, commonly known as Joro spider, belongs to the genus Trichonephila, in the family Araneidae. Trichonephila clavata spiders have been sighted 8 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trichonephila clavata includes 2 countries and 1 states in the United States. Trichonephila clavata is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Joro spider, Asian Fortune-teller Spider

Author

L. Koch, 1878

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Sightings Overview

There have been 8 confirmed sightings of Trichonephila clavata (Joro spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on November 10, 2019 by Spider ID member kegorator. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 8 sightings because of certain Trichonephila clavata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Trichonephila clavata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 8)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Trichonephila clavata has been sighted 9 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (3). Low foliage (2). High foliage (3). Forest (1).

Location and Range

Trichonephila clavata (Joro spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Myanmar, United States.

Trichonephila clavata has also been sighted in the following states: Georgia.

Seasonality

Trichonephila clavata has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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  • September: 1
  • October: 7
  • November:
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Featured Pictures

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