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Larinioides

The Larinioides genus belongs to the orb weaver family comprising of seven species as per the records of 2019.

Larinioides Spider

Spiders Belonging To This Genus

Larinioides chabarovi

Furrow (Larinioides cornutus)

Larinioides ixobolus
Larinioides jalimoviLarinioides patagiatusLarinioides sclopetarius
Larinioides suspicax

Physical Description & Identification

Adults

Size: The body length of males and females are 9 cm and 14 cm (0.35 inches – 0.55 inches), respectively.

Color: They are mostly pale rust with combinations of brown and white. 

Other Characteristic Features: Their abdomen has beautiful patterns, and most of them have four eyes arranged in two rows.

Eggs

The eggs are yellow contained in a sac hidden under cocoon or leaves.

Spiderlings

Since both of their parents die by the time they are born, they learn to dwell independently since the beginning.

The Web

Belonging to the family of orb-weavers, spiders of this genus make flat, sticky, spiral-shaped webs.

Are the Species of This Genus Poisonous and Do They Bite

They may bite but is not venomous for humans, and their sting is harmless.

Quick Facts

Lifespan About one year
Distribution Central Asia, Africa, Western Europe
Habitat Dense vegetation, near bridge, houses, water bodies, and barns
Diet Insects

Did You Know

  • Italian arachnologist  Lodovico di Caporiacco described them in 1934.

Image Credits: dipode-vie.net

The Larinioides genus belongs to the orb weaver family comprising of seven species as per the records of 2019.

Larinioides Spider

Spiders Belonging To This Genus

Larinioides chabarovi

Furrow (Larinioides cornutus)

Larinioides ixobolus
Larinioides jalimoviLarinioides patagiatusLarinioides sclopetarius
Larinioides suspicax

Physical Description & Identification

Adults

Size: The body length of males and females are 9 cm and 14 cm (0.35 inches – 0.55 inches), respectively.

Color: They are mostly pale rust with combinations of brown and white. 

Other Characteristic Features: Their abdomen has beautiful patterns, and most of them have four eyes arranged in two rows.

Eggs

The eggs are yellow contained in a sac hidden under cocoon or leaves.

Spiderlings

Since both of their parents die by the time they are born, they learn to dwell independently since the beginning.

The Web

Belonging to the family of orb-weavers, spiders of this genus make flat, sticky, spiral-shaped webs.

Are the Species of This Genus Poisonous and Do They Bite

They may bite but is not venomous for humans, and their sting is harmless.

Quick Facts

Lifespan About one year
Distribution Central Asia, Africa, Western Europe
Habitat Dense vegetation, near bridge, houses, water bodies, and barns
Diet Insects

Did You Know

  • Italian arachnologist  Lodovico di Caporiacco described them in 1934.

Image Credits: dipode-vie.net

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