Spiders in New York

Spiders found in New York include 15 unique species from 37 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.

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15 Species Found in New York

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

Picture of Trachelas tranquillus (Broad-faced Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Micrathena spp. (Micrathena Spiders) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Gravid Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Male - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Male - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes scriptus (Striped Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Steatoda borealis - Female - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Cicurina spp. - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Spiderlings Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Female Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Male - Eyes,With Prey Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Female - Eyes,Gravid Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Gravid,Webs,With Prey Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Gravid,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,With Prey Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Egg Sacs,Spiderlings Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Araneus diadematus (Cross Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Lateral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Ventral Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge picture icon
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge picture icon