Spiders in India

Spiders found in India include 35 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in India 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.


35 Species Found in India

India Sightings
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Picture of Argiope aemula (Oval St. Andrew's Cross Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Heteropoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila pilipes (Giant Golden Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
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Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Phintella vittata (Banded Phintella) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Nephila pilipes (Giant Golden Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Opadometa fastigata (Pear-shaped Leucauge) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Opadometa fastigata (Pear-shaped Leucauge) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus mitificus (Kidney Garden Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Crossopriza lyoni (Tailed Daddy Longlegs) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
  • Solifugae (Wind Scorpions or Camel Spiders)
  • Submitted Calendar iconMay 1, 2019
  • Photographed Picture iconMay 1, 2019
  • Ryx007
  • Location iconJaipur, India
  • Comment icon1 Comments
Picture of Heteropoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aemula (Oval St. Andrew's Cross Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Chilobrachys spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Cheiracanthiidae (Prowling Spiders) Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Oxyopes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gea spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
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