Spiders in Ohio

Spiders found in Ohio include 19 unique species from 46 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. 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.


19 Species Found in Ohio

Ohio Sightings
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46 spider sightings have been made in Ohio by contributing members. Consider submitting confirmed sightings of your own.

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Picture of Amaurobiidae (Hacklemesh Weavers) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa aspersa - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium spp. (Long-legged Sac Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda spp. (False Widows) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Mangora placida (Tuft-legged Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Male Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumenoides formosipes (White-banded Crab Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Female Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Male - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture