Spiders in Virginia

Spiders found in Virginia include 54 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.


54 Species Found in Virginia

Virginia Sightings
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Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Clubionidae (Sac Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Paraphidippus aurantius (Emerald Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Hibana gracilis - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lyssomanes viridis (Magnolia Green Jumper) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Loxosceles reclusa (Brown Recluse) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes spp. (Fishing Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Kukulcania hibernalis (Southern House Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Micrathena sagittata (Arrow-shaped Micrathena) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Florinda coccinea (Black-tailed Red Sheet-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Female - Dorsal,Egg sacs Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Sergiolus capulatus - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes spp. (Fishing Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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