Spiders in Alabama

Spiders found in Alabama include 77 unique species from 288 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.


77 Species Found in Alabama

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

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Picture of Araneus pegnia - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Eustala anastera (Hump-backed Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Peucetia viridans (Green Lynx Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Allocosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Maevia inclemens (Dimorphic Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Ctenus hibernalis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Naphrys pulex - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Hentzia spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Maevia inclemens (Dimorphic Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena gracilis (Spined Micrathena) - Male - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Maevia spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture