Spiders in New Jersey

Spiders found in New Jersey include 30 unique species from 130 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. 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.


30 Species Found in New Jersey

New Jersey Sightings
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130 spider sightings have been made in New Jersey by contributing members. Consider submitting confirmed sightings of your own.

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Picture of Larinioides spp. (Furrow Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Cyclosa conica - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides spp. (Furrow Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Colonus sylvanus (Sylvana Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticus scenicus (Zebra Jumper) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hentzia mitrata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Paraphidippus aurantius (Emerald Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Paraphidippus aurantius (Emerald Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana gracilis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Hentzia mitrata - Male - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda borealis - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture