Spiders in New York

Spiders found in New York include 22 unique species from 70 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in New York 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.


22 Species Found in New York

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

Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eutichuridae (Prowling Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Anyphaena spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eutichuridae (Prowling Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eustala spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eustala spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tegenaria domestica (Barn Funnel Weaver) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pityohyphantes costatus (Hammock Spider) - Male - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pityohyphantes costatus (Hammock Spider) - Male - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pityohyphantes costatus (Hammock Spider) - Male - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Bassaniana spp. (Bark Crab Spiders) - Male Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tegenaria domestica (Barn Funnel Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tegenaria domestica (Barn Funnel Weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tegenaria domestica (Barn Funnel Weaver) - Female - Eyes,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticus scenicus (Zebra Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Bassaniana spp. (Bark Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eris militaris (Bronze Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trachelas tranquillus (Broad-faced Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena spp. (Micrathena Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Gravid Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Male - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa aspersa - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa aspersa - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes scriptus (Striped Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cicurina spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Spiderlings Enlarge Picture