Spiders in New Mexico

Spiders found in New Mexico include 5 unique species from 18 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in New Mexico 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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5 Species Found in New Mexico

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

Picture of Kukulcania spp. - Female - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Kukulcania spp. - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Female - Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus illaudatus (Texas Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus illaudatus (Texas Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Latrodectus hesperus (Western Black Widow) - Female - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Mecaphesa spp. - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus spp. (Angulate & Round-shouldered Orb-weavers) - Female - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Mecaphesa spp. - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Aphonopelma spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Hogna carolinensis (Carolina Wolf Spider) - Webs Enlarge picture icon