Spiders in Florida

Spiders found in Florida include 56 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. 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.


56 Species Found in Florida

Florida Sightings
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Picture of Cyrtophora citricola (Tropical Tent-web Spider) - Egg sacs,Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyrobapta (Mabel Orchard Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyrobapta (Mabel Orchard Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyra - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana velox - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna spp. - Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope argentata (Silver Garden Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nesticodes rufipes (Red House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metazygia zilloides - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyrobapta (Mabel Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture