Spiders in Florida

Spiders found in Florida include 20 unique species from 90 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.

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20 Species Found in Florida

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

Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,With Prey Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Leucauge spp. - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Nephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Neoscona domiciliorum (Spotted Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of unidentified spider - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Phidippus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope spp. (Garden Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Phidippus spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Hogna spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Hogna spp. Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Hogna spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Egg Sacs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Menemerus bivittatus (Gray Wall Jumper) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Male - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Female - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Egg Sacs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Egg Sacs Enlarge picture icon