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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118 Species
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Recent Spider Pictures

Spider ID has received 1423 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 Steatoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
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Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of unidentified spider - Male - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Steatoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Zoropsis spinimana - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Hogna spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
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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 118 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 28 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.