Spiders in Israel

Spiders found in Israel include 8 unique species from 18 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Israel 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.


8 Species Found in Israel

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

Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
  • Solifugae (Wind Scorpions or Camel Spiders)
  • Submitted Calendar iconApr 17, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconApr 18, 2018
  • Azangvil
  • Location iconTel Aviv, Israel
  • Comment icon2 Comments
Picture of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona adianta (Bordered Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles rufescens (Mediterranean Recluse) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium spp. (Long-legged Sac Spiders) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
  • Solifugae (Wind Scorpions or Camel Spiders)
  • Submitted Calendar iconMar 11, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconAug 28, 2016
  • SpiderKing
  • Location iconGolan Heights, Israel
  • Comment icon4 Comments
Picture of Steatoda paykulliana - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope lobata (Lobed Argiope) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium spp. (Long-legged Sac Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosoides coarctata - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosoides coarctata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Sparassidae (Giant Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture