Spiders in Canada

Spiders found in Canada include 90 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. 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.


90 Species Found in Canada

Canada Sightings
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Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Antrodiaetus pacificus - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cybaeus signifer - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Bassaniana spp. (Bark Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal,Webs,In Retreat Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus johnsoni (Johnson Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tegenaria domestica (Barn Funnel Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda bipunctata (Rabbit Hutch Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Apollophanes margareta - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Bassaniana utahensis (Utah Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus saevus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Uloborus glomosus (Feather-legged Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania spp. - Lateral,Accidental adventive Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pityohyphantes spp. (Hammock Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena duellica (Giant House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Zygiella x-notata (Missing Sector Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture