8268 thumb Spiders of Missouri

The Spiders included in this guide are ones that I have frequently encountered in our area. Most of these are also common throughout the eastern U.S.

This guide is limited to about 50 species , so that the number of images would be easier to scan to make ...more ↓

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Orchard Orbweaver 1
Leucauge venusta
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Spined Micrathena 1
Micrathena gracilis
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Rabid Wolf Spider 1
Rabidosa rabida
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Humped Trashline Orbweaver 1
Cyclosa turbinata
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Yellow Garden Spider 1
Argiope aurantia
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garden ghost spider 1
Hibana gracilis
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Starbellied Orbweaver 2
Acanthepeira stellata
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Grass Spiders 1
Agelenopsis
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Green-legged Orbweaver 1
Mangora maculata
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Labyrinth Orbweaver 1
Metepeira labyrinthea
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Tuft-legged Orbweaver 1
Mangora placida
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Spotted Orbweaver 1
Neoscona crucifera
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Arrowhead Orbweaver 1
Verrucosa arenata
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Woodlouse Spider 1
Dysdera crocata
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Eastern Parson Spider 1
Herpyllus ecclesiasticus
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Black-tailed Red Sheetweaver 1
Florinda coccinea
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Shore Spider 1
Pardosa milvina
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Dotted Wolf Spider 1
Rabidosa punctulata
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Striped Lynx Spider 5
Oxyopes salticus
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Openfield Orbweaver 6
Araneus pratensis
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Sylvana Jumping Spider 1
Colonus sylvanus
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Dark Fishing Spider 1
Dolomedes tenebrosus
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Bold Jumper 1
Phidippus audax
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Brilliant Jumper 1
Phidippus clarus
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Putnam's Jumper 7
Phidippus putnami
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Brown Recluse 1
Loxosceles reclusa
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Common House Spider 8
Parasteatoda tepidariorum
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white-banded crab spider 10
Misumenoides formosipes
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American Green Crab Spider 1
Misumessus oblongus
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Northern Crab Spider 10
Mecaphesa asperata

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