Spiders in Missouri

Spiders found in Missouri include 11 unique species from 32 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Missouri 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.


11 Species Found in Missouri

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

Picture of Bassaniana spp. (Bark Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Ummidia spp. - Male,Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Varacosa avara - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Antrodiaetus spp. Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Male,Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus variolus (Northern Black Widow) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus apacheanus (Apache Jumping Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Lateral,Prey Enlarge Picture