Spiders in Puerto Rico

Spiders found in Puerto Rico include 5 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Sightings
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Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nesticodes rufipes (Red House Spider) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture