Spiders in Florida

Spiders found in Florida include 26 unique species from 117 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.


26 Species Found in Florida

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

Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina brevipes - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cithaeron praedonius - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana velox - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tetragnatha spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus otiosus (Canopy Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gea heptagon (Heptagonal Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus spp. (Widow Spiders) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Male Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge spp. - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona domiciliorum (Spotted Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope spp. (Garden Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna spp. Enlarge Picture