Spiders in South Carolina

Spiders found in South Carolina include 24 unique species from 65 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.


24 Species Found in South Carolina

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

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Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes triton (Six-spotted Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Frontinella pyramitela (Bowl and Doily Weaver) - Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Castianeira crocata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna lenta - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes spp. (Fishing Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus otiosus (Canopy Jumping Spider) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus otiosus (Canopy Jumping Spider) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus otiosus (Canopy Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa gulosa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Male,Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona crucifera (Hentz Orb-weaver) - Female - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver) - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephila clavipes (Golden Silk Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Peucetia viridans (Green Lynx Spider) - Male - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Colonus sylvanus (Sylvana Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Deinopis spinosa - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Deinopis spinosa - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus bicentenarius (Giant Lichen Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal,Penultimate Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna lenta - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal,Lateral Enlarge Picture