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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 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Verrucosa arenata includes 1 countries and 9 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

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Sightings Overview

There have been 11 confirmed sightings of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 21, 2024 by Spider ID member carla-d. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 11 sightings because of certain Verrucosa arenata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 82% of the time, Verrucosa arenata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 11)
  • Sex: 2 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Verrucosa arenata has been sighted 11 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4). Low foliage (1). High foliage (6).

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: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia.

Seasonality

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

  • January:
  • February:
  • March:
  • April:
  • May: 1
  • June: 2
  • July: 1
  • August: 4
  • September:
  • October: 3
  • November:
  • December:

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