Spiders in Ohio

Spiders found in Ohio include 33 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Ohio 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.


33 Species Found in Ohio

Ohio Sightings
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Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Female - Lateral,Accidental adventive Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Female - Lateral,Accidental adventive Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobiidae (Hacklemesh Weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus phalangioides (Long-bodied Cellar Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pholcus spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture