Badumna insignis
(Black House Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Badumna insignis, commonly known as Black House Spider, belongs to the genus Badumna, in the family Desidae. Badumna insignis spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Badumna insignis includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Badumna insignis is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Desidae
  • Genus: Badumna
  • Species: Badumna insignis

Other Common Names

Black House Spider


(L. Koch, 1872)

Primary Colors

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Badumna insignis (Black House Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 25, 2018 by Spider ID member denno. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Badumna insignis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Badumna insignis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Badumna insignis has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Badumna insignis (Black House Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


Badumna insignis has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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Featured Pictures

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