Spiders in Minnesota

Spiders found in Minnesota include 18 unique species from 72 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.


18 Species Found in Minnesota

Minnesota Sightings
(
)

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

Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Mecaphesa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus gemmoides (Cat-faced Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus spp. - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tegenaria domestica (Barn Funnel Weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Male - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - In Retreat Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Arctosa rubicunda - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Arctosa rubicunda - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture