Spiders in Zambia

Spiders found in Zambia include 4 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in Zambia 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.

4 Species Found in Zambia

Zambia Sightings
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Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Theraphosidae (Tarantulas) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Nephilingis cruentata (African Hermit Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Nephilingis cruentata (African Hermit Spider) - Female - Ventral Enlarge Picture
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