Spider Identification Community

Calling all Novices, Experts and Arachnophobes. Spider ID is an online collective of amateur and professional spider enthusiasts. Register to contribute to Spider ID’s growing library of spider pictures and educational information. We invite you to promote your photography, help others identify their spiders, submit photos for identification and enhance your knowledge about the benefits of these unique arachnids.

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4190 Pictures
341 Species
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Recent Spider Pictures

Spider ID has received 4190 pictures of spiders from all over the world. Discuss and help identify the most recent sightings shared by the community, or view all pictures.

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Picture of Amaurobiidae (Hacklemesh Weavers) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
  • Opiliones (Harvestmen)
  • Submitted Calendar iconApr 25, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconSep 18, 2016
  • Cjh
  • Location iconTrier, Germany
  • Comment icon2 Comments
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus spp. (Angulate & Round-shouldered Orb-weavers) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Linyphiidae (Money Spiders) - Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Marpissa muscosa (Fence-post Jumper) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes univittata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Geolycosa rafaelana - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Popular Spiders

Worldwide, there are over 45,000 species of spiders across 113 families. So far, Spider ID has collected data on 341 different spider species. Some of our most popular spiders are featured below.

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Spiders by Location

Spider ID accepts confirmed spider sightings from all over the world, with current data spanning 88 different countries. Below is a sample of the locations and regions we have collected spider data on so far. View our complete list of all countries and regions, to see the international breadth of our data beyond the United States and Canada.