Spiders in Malaysia

Spiders found in Malaysia include 16 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.


16 Species Found in Malaysia

Malaysia Sightings
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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha diardi - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Damarchus workmani - Female - In Retreat Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nilus albocinctus (Common White-flanked Water Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda boiei (Lichen Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Telamonia spp. Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Gasteracantha spp. (Spiny Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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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