Spiders in Kentucky

Spiders found in Kentucky include 43 unique species from 130 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Kentucky 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.


43 Species Found in Kentucky

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

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Picture of Castianeira longipalpa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Maevia inclemens (Dimorphic Jumper) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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