Spiders in New Jersey

Spiders found in New Jersey include 14 unique species from 22 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.


14 Species Found in New Jersey

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

Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trochosa spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana gracilis - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neospintharus trigonum - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cyclosa conica - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cyclosa conica - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Mecynogea lemniscata (Basilica Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus otiosus (Canopy Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trachelas tranquillus (Broad-faced Sac Spider) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture