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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23725 Pictures
448 Species
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Recent Spider Pictures

Spider ID has received 23725 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 Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Antrodiaetus spp. Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephilingis cruentata (African Hermit Spider) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana gracilis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridion spp. - Male - 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 448 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.