Spiders in South Carolina

Spiders found in South Carolina include 40 unique species from 164 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in South Carolina 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.


40 Species Found in South Carolina

South Carolina Sightings
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164 spider sightings have been made in South Carolina by contributing members. Consider submitting confirmed sightings of your own.

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Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Hibana spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Marpissa lineata - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Marpissa lineata - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna lenta - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Castianeira spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cesonia bilineata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Castianeira spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Eyes,Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes spp. (Fishing Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers) - Webs,In Retreat Enlarge Picture
Picture of Anasaitis canosa (Twin-flagged Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture