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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Recent Spider Pictures

Spider ID has received 3983 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 Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Avicularia avicularia (Pink-toe Tarantula) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes thoracica - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda spp. - 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 337 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.