Spiders in Portugal

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

Portugal Sightings
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Picture of Olios argelasius - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Eresidae (Velvet Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Synema globossum - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eusparassus dufouri - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrommata ligurina - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Zoropsis spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders) - Female - Egg Sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelena labyrinthica (Labyrinth Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelena labyrinthica (Labyrinth Spider) - Male,Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Linyphia triangularis (European Sheetweb Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelena labyrinthica (Labyrinth Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrommata ligurina - Male - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nigma puella - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrommata virescens (Green Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaura mirabilis (European Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture