Spiders in Louisiana

Spiders found in Louisiana include 23 unique species from 102 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.


23 Species Found in Louisiana

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

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Picture of Araneus bicentenarius (Giant Lichen Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tetragnatha spp. - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles spp. (Recluse Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles spp. (Recluse Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Male - Dorsal,Penultimate Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture