Spiders in Louisiana

Spiders found in Louisiana include 7 unique species from 16 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.

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7 Species Found in Louisiana

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

Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Corinnidae (Ant-mimic Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes spp. (Fishing Spiders) Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Agelenopsis naevia - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Agelenopsis naevia - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon