Acacesia hamata

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Acacesia hamata
Acacesia hamata Photo
Acacesia hamata folded on a thistle, Pryor, Oklahoma
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Acacesia
A. hamata
Binomial name
Acacesia hamata
Hentz, 1847

Acacesia hamata is a species of spider in the orb weaver family, Araneidae. It is typically found in summer months of the eastern half of the United States, south to Argentina. Acacesia hamata is the only species of Acacesia normally found in the United States.[1][2]


  1. ^ *Bugguide species info page Acacesia hamata
  2. ^ Hentz, N. M. (1847). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 5: 443-478.