Spiders in Ireland

Spiders found in Ireland include 9 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Ireland 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.


9 Species Found in Ireland

Ireland Sightings
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Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda bipunctata (Rabbit Hutch Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dysdera spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tibellus spp. (Slender Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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