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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544 Species
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Recent Spider Pictures

Spider ID has received 29231 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 Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus johnsoni (Johnson Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Lateral 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 544 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 138 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.