Spiders in Utah

Spiders found in Utah include 10 unique species from 15 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Utah 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.


10 Species Found in Utah

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

Picture of Hogna antelucana Enlarge Picture
Picture of Bassaniana utahensis (Utah Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna carolinensis (Carolina Wolf Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus californicus - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona oaxacensis (Western Spotted Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Bassaniana utahensis (Utah Crab Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes thoracica - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hogna coloradensis - Eyes,Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Eyes,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium spp. (Long-legged Sac Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture