Spiders in Canada

Spiders found in Canada include 38 unique species from 124 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.


38 Species Found in Canada

Canada Sightings
(
)

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

Picture of Eratigena agrestis (Hobo Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena duellica (Giant House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Linyphiidae (Money Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Linyphiidae (Money Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Antrodiaetus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Callobius spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena atrica (Giant House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus purpuratus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus purpuratus - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus purpuratus - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Male - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Male - Dorsal,Eyes,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Male - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides spp. (Furrow Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neriene spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neriene spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Enoplognatha spp. - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Enoplognatha spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Enoplognatha spp. - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Dorsal,Exuviae,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus cavaticus (Barn Orb-weaver Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture