Uloborus glomosus
(Feather-legged Orb-weaver)

Featured spider picture The spider species Uloborus glomosus, commonly known as Feather-legged Orb-weaver, belongs to the genus Uloborus, in the family Uloboridae. Uloborus glomosus spiders have been sighted 4 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Uloborus glomosus includes 2 countries and 2 states in the United States. Uloborus glomosus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of June.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Uloboridae
  • Genus: Uloborus
  • Species: Uloborus glomosus

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Featherlegged Orbweaver


Walckenaer, 1841

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Sightings Overview

There have been 4 confirmed sightings of Uloborus glomosus (Feather-legged Orb-weaver), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 1, 2018 by Spider ID member davidh. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 4 sightings because of certain Uloborus glomosus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 75% of the time, Uloborus glomosus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 4)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Uloborus glomosus has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (2). High foliage (1). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Uloborus glomosus (Feather-legged Orb-weaver) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Uloborus glomosus has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Wisconsin.


Uloborus glomosus has been primarily sighted during the month of June.

  • January:
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  • May: 1
  • June: 2
  • July:
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  • September: 1
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