Spiders in Texas

Spiders found in Texas include 85 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.


85 Species Found in Texas

Texas Sightings
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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxyopes spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope argentata (Silver Garden Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Theraphosidae (Tarantulas) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus bicentenarius (Giant Lichen Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna antelucana - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Schizocosa spp. (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Rabidosa spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Lateral,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora ravilla (Tropical Orb-weaver) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus spp. Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Trachelas spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Eriophora edax - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Castianeira crocata - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider 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 Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture