Spiders in Louisiana

Spiders found in Louisiana include 19 unique species from 54 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.


19 Species Found in Louisiana

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

Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Clubiona spp. (Leaf-curling Sac Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hentzia palmarum (Hentz Jumping Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Egg sacs,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Lateral,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Falconina gracilis - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Myrmekiaphila comstocki - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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 Neoantistea spp. - Female Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoantistea spp. - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Maevia inclemens (Dimorphic Jumper) - 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