Spiders in Minnesota

Spiders found in Minnesota include 10 unique species from 14 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Minnesota 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.


10 Species Found in Minnesota

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

Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Arctosa rubicunda - Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes scriptus (Striped Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus trifolium (Shamrock Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus spp. (Angulate & Round-shouldered Orb-weavers) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Gravid,Lateral Enlarge Picture