Trichonephila sumptuosa
(Sumptuous Golden Orb-weaver)

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

Other Common Names

Sumptuous Golden Orb-weaver, Red-legged Golden Orb-web Spider


Gerstäcker, 1873

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Trichonephila sumptuosa (Sumptuous Golden Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on December 23, 2018 by Spider ID member gardenr. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Trichonephila sumptuosa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Trichonephila sumptuosa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Trichonephila sumptuosa has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Trichonephila sumptuosa (Sumptuous Golden Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Oman.


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

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