Spiders in Georgia

Spiders found in Georgia include 22 unique species from 97 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Georgia 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.


22 Species Found in Georgia

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

Picture of Trachelas spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus spp. (Widow Spiders) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa pulchra - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House 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 Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa pulchra - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Euctenizidae (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa pulchra - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Peucetia viridans (Green Lynx Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes,Gravid Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture