Spiders in British Columbia

Spiders found in British Columbia include 18 unique species from 50 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in British Columbia 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.


18 Species Found in British Columbia

British Columbia Sightings
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50 spider sightings have been made in British Columbia by contributing members. Consider submitting confirmed sightings of your own.

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Picture of Sergiolus montanus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Phidippus johnsoni (Johnson Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Oxyopes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus johnsoni (Johnson Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Phidippus johnsoni (Johnson Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Sergiolus montanus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena duellica (Giant House Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena agrestis (Hobo Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena duellica (Giant House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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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 Eratigena atrica (Giant House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pimoa altioculata - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Callobius severus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Callobius severus - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena atrica (Giant House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Castianeira walsinghami - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena atrica (Giant House Spider) - Male Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hexura picea - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Antrodiaetus pacificus - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Antrodiaetus pacificus - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis potteri - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena agrestis (Hobo Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Castianeira longipalpa - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Genitalia Enlarge Picture