Spiders in Texas

Spiders found in Texas include 23 unique species from 81 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Texas 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.


23 Species Found in Texas

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

Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trochosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Exuviae Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Myrmekiaphila comstocki - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Euctenizidae (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus mactans (Southern Black Widow) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cicurina spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Male - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Metaltella simoni (Hacklemesh Weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Gasteracantha cancriformis (Spiny-backed Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eutichuridae (Prowling Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture