Spiders in Kansas

Spiders found in Kansas include 15 unique species from 44 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Kansas 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.


15 Species Found in Kansas

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

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Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Hogna carolinensis (Carolina Wolf Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa grandis - Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna baltimoriana - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Eyes,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumenoides formosipes (White-banded Crab Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture