Spiders in Michigan

Spiders found in Michigan include 29 unique species from 74 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Michigan 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 Michigan

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

Picture of Gladicosa gulosa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Callobius spp. Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - 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 Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Eyes,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eris militaris (Bronze Jumper) - Male Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticus scenicus (Zebra Jumper) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araniella displicata (Six-spotted Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Callobius bennetti - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus purpuratus - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Female - Egg sacs,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Bassaniana spp. (Bark Crab Spiders) - Male Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tibellus oblongus - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Male - Eyes,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tetragnatha versicolor - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus whitmani - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope spp. (Garden Orb-weavers) - Male,Female - Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Male Enlarge Picture
Picture of Euophrys monadnock - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture