Spiders in Tennessee

Spiders found in Tennessee include 21 unique species from 48 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.


21 Species Found in Tennessee

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

Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Male Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes spp. (Fishing Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana gracilis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus spp. Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Lateral,In Retreat Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa aspersa - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Verrucosa arenata (Arrowhead Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Misumenoides formosipes (White-banded Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus otiosus (Canopy Jumping Spider) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cyclocosmia truncata (Ravine Trapdoor Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gladicosa pulchra - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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