Spiders in Massachusetts

Spiders found in Massachusetts include 39 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Massachusetts 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.


39 Species Found in Massachusetts

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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Spiderlings,Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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