Spiders in Malaysia

Spiders found in Malaysia include 5 unique species from 24 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. 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.


5 Species Found in Malaysia

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

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
Picture of Phintella spp. Enlarge Picture
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
Picture of Menemerus bivittatus (Gray Wall Jumper) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Menemerus bivittatus (Gray Wall Jumper) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Menemerus bivittatus (Gray Wall Jumper) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Menemerus bivittatus (Gray Wall Jumper) - Female - Dorsal,Gravid,Prey Enlarge Picture