Spiders in Florida

Spiders found in Florida include 39 unique species from 285 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Florida 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.


39 Species Found in Florida

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

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Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope argentata (Silver Garden Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna spp. - Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyra - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Mastophora spp. (Bolas Spiders) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trebacosa marxi - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gea heptagon (Heptagonal Orb-weaver) - Male Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Oecobius spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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