Spiders in California

Spiders found in California include 63 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in California 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.


63 Species Found in California

California Sightings
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Picture of Argiope argentata (Silver Garden Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Cheiracanthium spp. (Long-legged Sac Spiders) - Male - Dorsal,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus johnsoni (Johnson Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neriene digna (Eared Dome Sheet-web Weaver) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neriene digna (Eared Dome Sheet-web Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Calisoga spp. (False Tarantulas) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda nobilis (Noble False Widow) - Dorsal,Lateral,Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Sassacus vitis - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Sergiolus montanus - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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