Trichonephila edulis
(Australian Golden Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Trichonephila edulis, commonly known as Australian Golden Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Trichonephila, in the family Araneidae. Trichonephila edulis spiders have been sighted 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Trichonephila edulis includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Trichonephila edulis 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: Trichonephila
  • Species: Trichonephila edulis

Other Common Names

Australian Golden Orb-weaver

Author

(Labillardière, 1799)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 11 confirmed sightings of Trichonephila edulis (Australian Golden Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 25, 2019 by Spider ID member wessel. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 11 sightings because of certain Trichonephila edulis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 91% of the time, Trichonephila edulis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 11)
  • Sex: 4 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Trichonephila edulis has been sighted 13 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Low foliage (5). High foliage (2).

Location and Range

Trichonephila edulis (Australian Golden Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.

Seasonality

Trichonephila edulis has been primarily sighted during the month of March.

  • January:
  • February: 2
  • March: 6
  • April: 1
  • May: 2
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Featured Pictures

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