Spiders in Malaysia

Spiders found in Malaysia include 12 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Malaysia 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.


12 Species Found in Malaysia

Malaysia Sightings
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Picture of Phrynarachne ceylonica (Bird-dung Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Macracantha arcuata (Long-horned Orb-weaver, Curved Spiny Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hersilia spp. - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herennia multipuncta (Ornamental Tree Trunk Spider, ) - Male,Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda lunula - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Liphistius malayanus - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Liphistius desultor - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Heteropoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Hasarius adansoni (Adanson's House Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hersiliidae (Two-tailed Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila pilipes (Giant Golden Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thelcticopis spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phintella spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Cyrtophora spp. (Tent-web Spiders) - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Plexippus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha spp. (Spiny Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Siler spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phintella vittata (Banded Phintella) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed Orb-weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxytate spp. (Grass Crab Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus mitificus (Kidney Garden Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxytate spp. (Grass Crab Spiders) - Male - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope spp. (Garden Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Plexippus petersi - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture