Spiders in Connecticut

Spiders found in Connecticut include 19 unique species from 91 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Connecticut 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.


19 Species Found in Connecticut

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

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Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Elaver spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Maevia inclemens (Dimorphic Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Sergiolus capulatus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus spp. (Angulate & Round-shouldered Orb-weavers) - Male,Female - Spiderlings,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus spp. (Angulate & Round-shouldered Orb-weavers) - Male,Female - Spiderlings,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Trochosa terricola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neriene spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture