Spiders in Louisiana

Spiders found in Louisiana include 12 unique species from 24 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Louisiana 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.


12 Species Found in Louisiana

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

Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa pulchra - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Falconina gracilis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis naevia - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis naevia - Dorsal Enlarge Picture