Spiders in India

Spiders found in India include 2 unique species from 14 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.

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2 Species Found in India

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

Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Male Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gasteracantha spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed Orb-weavers) - Male - Eyes,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope spp. (Garden Orb-weavers) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Male - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gasteracantha spp. - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon