Spiders in Canada

Spiders found in Canada include 18 unique species from 41 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Canada are not bound by the territorial lines decided on by humans, therefore their distribution is subject to change. Occasionally, spiders can be found well outside of their known range due to being intentionally or accidentally transported by humans in cars, luggage, and other belongings.

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18 Species Found in Canada

Canada Sightings
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41 spider sightings have been made in Canada by contributing members. Consider submitting confirmed sightings of your own.

Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Male - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus gemmoides (Cat-faced Spider) Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tetragnatha spp. - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus nordmanni - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus nordmanni - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) - Eyes,Lateral,With Prey Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) - Eyes,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Callobius severus - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Eratigena atrica (Giant House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Sergiolus montanus - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Castianeira walsinghami - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Eratigena atrica (Giant House Spider) - Male Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Hexura picea - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Antrodiaetus pacificus - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Antrodiaetus pacificus - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Female - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Agelenopsis potteri - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Eratigena agrestis (Hobo Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Castianeira longipalpa - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Genitalia Enlarge picture icon