Spiders in Mississippi

Spiders found in Mississippi include 6 unique species from 13 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Mississippi 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.

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6 Species Found in Mississippi

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

Picture of Dolomedes spp. (Fishing Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gladicosa pulchra - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus variolus (Northern Black Widow) - Male - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus variolus (Northern Black Widow) - Male - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus variolus (Northern Black Widow) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Cheiracanthium inclusum (Agrarian Sac Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Cheiracanthium inclusum (Agrarian Sac Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Cheiracanthium inclusum (Agrarian Sac Spider) - Female - Genitalia Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Cheiracanthium inclusum (Agrarian Sac Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Female - Egg Sacs,Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Castianeira longipalpa - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Castianeira longipalpa - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Gravid,Webs Enlarge picture icon