Spiders in Alabama

Spiders found in Alabama include 13 unique species from 23 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Alabama 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.


13 Species Found in Alabama

Alabama Sightings
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23 spider sightings have been made in Alabama by contributing members. Consider submitting confirmed sightings of your own.

Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Varacosa spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus alboventris - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eratigena atrica (Giant House Spider) - Male - Eyes,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture