Spiders in Florida

Spiders found in Florida include 54 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.


54 Species Found in Florida

Florida Sightings
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Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - 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 Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Selenops spp. (Flatties) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Allocosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nesticodes rufipes (Red House Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus floridensis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyrobapta (Mabel Orchard Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyra - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes fusca - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cyrtophora citricola (Tropical Tent-web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna antelucana - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Colonus sylvanus (Sylvana Jumping Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyrobapta (Mabel Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyrobapta (Mabel Orchard Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope argentata (Silver Garden Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture