Spiders in India

Spiders found in India include 21 unique species from 142 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. 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.


21 Species Found in India

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

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Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hasarius adansoni (Adanson's House Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Nesticodes rufipes (Red House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope spp. (Garden Orb-weavers) - Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxyopes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Heteropoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Olios spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxyopes shweta (White Lynx Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hyllus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Zosis geniculata - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Telamonia dimidiata (Two-striped Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Oxyopes spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Epeus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Olios spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope spp. (Garden Orb-weavers) - Ventral,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Olios milleti (Green Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha geminata (Oriental Spiny Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxyopes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oecobius spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture