Spiders in Texas

Spiders found in Texas include 82 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. 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.


82 Species Found in Texas

Texas Sightings
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Picture of Mecaphesa spp. Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Argiope argentata (Silver Garden Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - In Retreat Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge argyrobapta (Mabel Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Mecaphesa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa punctulata (Dotted Wolf Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Heteropoda venatoria (Huntsman Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa punctulata (Dotted Wolf Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope argentata (Silver Garden Spider) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna antelucana - Dorsal Enlarge Picture