Spiders in Wisconsin

Spiders found in Wisconsin include 11 unique species from 28 confirmed sightings based on contributions made by Spider ID members. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Wisconsin 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.


11 Species Found in Wisconsin

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

Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pholcus spp. - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider Enlarge Picture
Picture of Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of unidentified spider - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dysdera crocata (Woodlouse Hunter) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides sclopetarius (Bridge Orb-weaver) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda triangulosa (Triangulate Cobweb Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Platycryptus undatus (Tan Jumping Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Araneus marmoreus (Marbled Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Cheiracanthium mildei (Long-legged Sac Spider) - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Argiope trifasciata (Banded Garden Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis potteri - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Agelenopsis potteri - Dorsal Enlarge Picture