Verrucosa arenata
(Arrowhead Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Verrucosa arenata, commonly known as Arrowhead Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Verrucosa, in the family Araneidae. Verrucosa arenata spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Verrucosa arenata includes 1 countries and 3 states in the United States. Verrucosa arenata is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of August.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Arrowhead Spider, Arrowhead Orb-weaver, Triangle Orb-weaver, Triangle Spider

Author

Walckenaer, 1841

Primary Colors


Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 8, 2018 by Spider ID member rlumpkin. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Verrucosa arenata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 80% of the time, Verrucosa arenata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 2 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Verrucosa arenata has been sighted 5 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). High foliage (4).

Location and Range

Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Verrucosa arenata has also been sighted in the following states: Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee.

Seasonality

Verrucosa arenata has been primarily sighted during the month of August.

  • January:
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  • May:
  • June: 1
  • July:
  • August: 3
  • September:
  • October: 1
  • November:
  • December:

Featured Pictures

Picture of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
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