Spiders in New Jersey

Spiders found in New Jersey include 34 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in New Jersey 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.


34 Species Found in New Jersey

New Jersey Sightings
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Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Varacosa avara - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona domiciliorum (Spotted Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tetragnatha spp. - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana gracilis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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