Spiders in Hawaii

Spiders found in Hawaii include 5 unique species from 11 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Hawaii 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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5 Species Found in Hawaii

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

Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Neoscona oaxacensis (Western Spotted Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope appensa (Hawaiian Garden Spider) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope appensa (Hawaiian Garden Spider) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope appensa (Hawaiian Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon