Spiders in Texas

Spiders found in Texas include 51 unique species from 264 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.


51 Species Found in Texas

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

Picture of Castianeira crocata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes univittata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Anyphaena spp. - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trachelas spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona arabesca (Arabesque Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Exuviae Enlarge Picture
Picture of Aphonopelma spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Castianeira crocata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eustala cepina - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides spp. (Furrow Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora edax - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tibellus spp. (Slender Crab Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Plexippus paykulli (Pantropical Jumper) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Ummidia spp. - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trochosa sepulchralis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Ummidia spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana spp. Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture