Spiders in Maryland

Spiders found in Maryland include 15 unique species from 32 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Maryland 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.


15 Species Found in Maryland

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

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Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Dorsal,Penultimate Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Penultimate,Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa gulosa - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa gulosa - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana gracilis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Enoplognatha spp. - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Female - Eyes,Gravid Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Eyes Enlarge Picture