Spiders in Maryland

Spiders found in Maryland include 8 unique species from 10 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.

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8 Species Found in Maryland

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

Picture of Steatoda spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Female - Eyes,Gravid Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Eyes Enlarge picture icon