Spiders in Massachusetts

Spiders found in Massachusetts include 39 unique species from 172 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. 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

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

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Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Trochosa ruricola - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Hypselistes florens - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Sergiolus capulatus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides patagiatus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture