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Spiders - Araneae

Group Description

There are 663 species of spider in the UK. And new species are constantly being added so the list keeps growing.

SubGroups

name latinname species sightings media image
Alpine Cucumber-spider Araniella alpica 1 2 9 image for Alpine Cucumber-spider
Anelosimus vittatus Anelosimus vittatus 1 1 8 image for Anelosimus vittatus
Bankside Orbweaver Larinioides cornutus 1 2 10 image for Bankside Orbweaver
Black Lace-weaver Spider Amaurobius ferox 1 3 11 image for Black Lace-weaver Spider
Bleeding Heart Spider Nigma puella 1 5 24 image for Bleeding Heart Spider
Bronzed Tube-weaver Segestria florentina 1 1 3 image for Bronzed Tube-weaver
Buried Long-jawed Spider Pachygnatha degeeri 1 1 5 image for Buried Long-jawed Spider
Buzzing Spider Anyphaena accentuata 1 2 6 image for Buzzing Spider
Cheiracanthium erraticum Cheiracanthium erraticum 1 3 28 image for Cheiracanthium erraticum
Clerck's Long-jawed Spider Pachygnatha clercki 1 1 4 image for Clerck's Long-jawed Spider
Cliff Tubeweb Spider Segestria bavarica 1 1 14 image for Cliff Tubeweb Spider
Clubiona terrestris Clubiona terrestris 1 1 9 image for Clubiona terrestris
Clubonia neglecta Clubonia neglecta 1 1 1 image for Clubonia neglecta
Common Candy-stiped Spider Enoplognatha ovata 1 5 32 image for Common Candy-stiped Spider
Common Crab-spider Xysticus cristatus 1 8 35 image for Common Crab-spider
Common Fox-spider Alopecosa pulverulenta 1 1 9 image for Common Fox-spider
Common Hammock-weaver Linyphia triangularis 1 12 43 image for Common Hammock-weaver
Common House-spider Tegenaria domestica 1 3 30 image for Common House-spider
Common Lugubrious Wolf-spider Pardosa saltans 1 2 2 image for Common Lugubrious Wolf-spider
Common Stretch-spider Tetragnatha extensa 1 2 10 image for Common Stretch-spider
Common Sun-jumper Heliophanus flavipes 1 6 34 image for Common Sun-jumper
Common Wolf Spider Pardosa pullata 1 1 1 image for Common Wolf Spider
Common Zebra-spider Salticus scenicus 1 24 125 image for Common Zebra-spider
Copper Sun-jumper Heliophanus cupreus 1 1 5 image for Copper Sun-jumper
Cream-backed Comb-footed Spider Neottiura bimaculata 1 1 1 image for Cream-backed Comb-footed Spider
Cricket-bat Orbweaver Mangora acalypha 1 9 27 image for Cricket-bat Orbweaver
Cucumber Green Orb Spider Araniella cucurbitina 1 5 25 image for Cucumber Green Orb Spider
Cupboard Spider Steatoda grossa 1 1 8 image for Cupboard Spider
Daddy Long-legs Spider Pholcus phalangioides 1 2 16 image for Daddy Long-legs Spider
Dark Funnelweb Spider Coelotes atropos 1 1 4 image for Dark Funnelweb Spider
Dictyna arundinacea Dictyna arundinacea 1 2 5 image for Dictyna arundinacea
Drassodes cupreus Drassodes cupreus 1 1 6 image for Drassodes cupreus
Easter Fox-spider Alopecosa accentuata 1 1 7 image for Easter Fox-spider
Enoplognatha latimana Enoplognatha latimana 1 1 2 image for Enoplognatha latimana
Episinus angulatus Episinus angulatus 1 1 6 image for Episinus angulatus
Episinus maculipes Episinus maculipes 1 2 7 image for Episinus maculipes
Erigone atra Erigone atra 1 3 36 image for Erigone atra
Fencepost Jumper Marpissa muscosa 1 1 3 image for Fencepost Jumper
Flower Spider Misumena vatia 1 9 28 image for Flower Spider
Four-spot Orbweaver Araneus quadratus 1 6 13 image for Four-spot Orbweaver
Garden Spider Araneus diadematus 1 27 82 image for Garden Spider
Gorse Orbweaver Agalenatea redii 1 1 5 image for Gorse Orbweaver
Green Crab-spider Diaea dorsata 1 1 4 image for Green Crab-spider
Ground Wolf-spider Trochosa terricola 1 2 7 image for Ground Wolf-spider
Horse-head Spider Stemonyphantes lineatus 1 3 11 image for Horse-head Spider
House Jumping Spider Pseudeuophrys lanigera 1 6 20 image for House Jumping Spider
House running-spider Philodromus dispar 1 9 59 image for House running-spider
Invisible Spider Drapetisca socialis 1 2 56 image for Invisible Spider
Labyrinth Spider Agelena labyrinthica 1 2 7 image for Labyrinth Spider
Lace-weaver Spider Amaurobius similis 1 5 30 image for Lace-weaver Spider
Lepthyphantes leprosus Lepthyphantes leprosus 1 1 2 image for Lepthyphantes leprosus
Linyphia hortensis Linyphia hortensis 1 1 13 image for Linyphia hortensis
Metellina segmentata 1 2 14 image for Metellina segmentata
Micaria micans Micaria micans 1 1 2 image for Micaria micans
Missing Sector Orb Weaver Zygiella x-notata 1 3 18 image for Missing Sector Orb Weaver
Mothercare Spider Phylloneta sisyphia 1 1 3 image for Mothercare Spider
Mouse Spider Scotophaeus blackwalli 1 1 3 image for Mouse Spider
Neriene clathrata Neriene clathrata 1 1 4 image for Neriene clathrata
Neriene montana Neriene montana 1 1 1 image for Neriene montana
Noble False Widow Spider Steatoda nobilis 1 1 2 image for Noble False Widow Spider
Nursery Web Spider Pisaura mirabilis 1 9 19 image for Nursery Web Spider
Ornate Sac Spider Clubiona comta 1 1 11 image for Ornate Sac Spider
Philodromus albidus Philodromus albidus 1 4 13 image for Philodromus albidus
Philodromus buxi Philodromus buxi 1 2 7 image for Philodromus buxi
Phylloneta impressa Phylloneta impressa 1 3 11 image for Phylloneta impressa
Pine-tree Stretch-spider Tetragnatha pinicola 1 1 1 image for Pine-tree Stretch-spider
Porrhomma pygmaeum Porrhomma pygmaeum 1 1 3 image for Porrhomma pygmaeum
Sand Bear-spider Arctosa perita 1 1 7 image for Sand Bear-spider
Shadow Stretch-spider Tetragnatha montana 1 4 10 image for Shadow Stretch-spider
Six-spotted Orbweaver Araniella displicata 1 1 1 image for Six-spotted Orbweaver
Spitting Spider Scytodes thoracica 1 3 38 image for Spitting Spider
Spotted Wolf-spider Pardosa amentata 1 35 110 image for Spotted Wolf-spider
Theridiidae Unidentified Theridiidae Unidentified 1 1 2 image for Theridiidae Unidentified
Theridion mystaceum Theridion mystaceum 1 1 0 image for Theridion mystaceum
Theridion pictum Theridion pictum 1 1 3 image for Theridion pictum
Thin Wolf-spider Pardosa tenuipes 1 1 3 image for Thin Wolf-spider
Turf Running-spider Philodromus cespitum 1 2 7 image for Turf Running-spider
Turf Running-spider Philodromus cespitum 1 6 13 image for Turf Running-spider
Twin Cucumber-spider Araniella opisthographa 1 1 2 image for Twin Cucumber-spider
Walnut Orb Weaver Nuctenea umbratica 1 1 3 image for Walnut Orb Weaver
Wandering Crab Spider Philodromus aureolus 1 2 4 image for Wandering Crab Spider
Wasp Spider Argiope bruennichi 1 4 12 image for Wasp Spider
Woodlouse Spider Dysdera crocata 1 2 9 image for Woodlouse Spider
Wrestling Crab Spider Xysticus luctator 1 1 1 image for Wrestling Crab Spider
Xysticus audax Xysticus audax 1 1 5 image for Xysticus audax
Zelotes latreillei Zelotes latreillei 1 1 3 image for Zelotes latreillei
Zilla diodia Zilla diodia 1 1 3 image for Zilla diodia