Spiders in Louisiana

Spiders found in Louisiana include 30 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. 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.


30 Species Found in Louisiana

Louisiana Sightings
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Picture of Hibana spp. - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Linyphiidae (Money Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Male,Female - Lateral,Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana spp. - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Anasaitis canosa (Twin-flagged Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Latrodectus spp. (Widow Spiders) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pisaurina brevipes - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina brevipes - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trachelas tranquillus (Broad-faced Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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