Spiders in Rhode Island

Spiders found in Rhode Island include 10 unique species from 29 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Rhode Island 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.


10 Species Found in Rhode Island

Rhode Island Sightings
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29 spider sightings have been made in Rhode Island by contributing members. Consider submitting confirmed sightings of your own.

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Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Maevia inclemens (Dimorphic Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trochosa ruricola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal,Accidental adventive Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa gulosa - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Female - Eyes,Gravid Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Eyes,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Lateral,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Eyes,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture