Spiders in Portugal

Spiders found in Portugal include 14 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.

14 Species Found in Portugal

Portugal Sightings
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Picture of Eusparassus dufouri - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus pallidus (Pale Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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