Nicodamus mainae
(Main Red and Black Spider)

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

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Nicodamidae
  • Genus: Nicodamus
  • Species: Nicodamus mainae

Other Common Names

Main Red and Black Spider


Harvey, 1995

Primary Colors

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Nicodamus mainae (Main Red and Black Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 8, 2018 by Spider ID member jordanferguson. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Nicodamus mainae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 100% of the time, Nicodamus mainae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Nicodamus mainae has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

Nicodamus mainae (Main Red and Black Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Australia.


Nicodamus mainae has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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  • October: 1
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Additional Remarks

Representative image tentatively IDed.

Featured Pictures

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