Spiders in Arkansas

Spiders found in Arkansas include 9 unique species from 18 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Arkansas 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.


9 Species Found in Arkansas

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

Picture of Ummidia spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes spp. (Fishing Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eidmannella pallida - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa rabida (Rabid Wolf Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Ctenus exlineae - Female - Dorsal,Eyes,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus variolus (Northern Black Widow) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture