Spiders in Tennessee

Spiders found in Tennessee include 5 unique species from 13 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Tennessee 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.


5 Species Found in Tennessee

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

Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Myrmekiaphila spp. (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Male - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) - Female - Eyes Enlarge Picture