Spiders in Turkey

Spiders found in Turkey include 18 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Turkey 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.


18 Species Found in Turkey

Turkey Sightings
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Picture of Scytodes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Heteropoda variegata - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Linyphiidae (Money Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaura mirabilis (European Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaura spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Trochosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrommata ligurina - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dysderidae (Dysderid Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda albomaculata (White-spotted False Widow) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Argiope bruennichi (Wasp Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) - Female - Dorsal,Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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