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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1443 Pictures
125 Species
326 Members
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Recent Spider Pictures

Spider ID has received 1443 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 Olios spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Male Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda spp. - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Zoropsis spinimana - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Zoropsis spinimana - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tetragnatha 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 125 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 29 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.