Spiders in Maine

Spiders found in Maine include 29 unique species from 113 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Maine 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.


29 Species Found in Maine

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

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Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hentzia mitrata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Hogna frondicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tetragnatha spp. - Exuviae Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Sergiolus capulatus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pholcus spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa gulosa - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Clubionidae (Sac Spiders) - Male - Dorsal,Eyes,Parasite Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture