Spiders in Virginia

Spiders found in Virginia include 38 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Virginia 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.


38 Species Found in Virginia

Virginia Sightings
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Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Neoscona spp. (Spotted Orb-weavers) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa annexa - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis spp. (Grass Spiders) Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope aurantia (Black and Yellow Garden Spider) - Female - Egg sacs,Lateral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa aspersa (Tiger Wolf Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Antrodiaetus spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Parasteatoda tepidariorum (Common House Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana gracilis - Male - Dorsal,Penultimate Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Acanthepeira stellata (Star-bellied Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Salticidae (Jumping Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa aspersa (Tiger Wolf Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Scytodes longipes - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus pegnia - Dorsal,Webs Enlarge Picture
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