Top 10 Spiders in Louisiana

Magnolia Green Jumper: is a member of the jumping spider family Salticidae. It ranges throughout the southeastern United States and parts of Central America.

Southern Black Widow: is also known as the shoe-button spider. It is one of the most venomous spiders in Louisiana and can also be found throughout much of North America.

Southern House Spider: is more commonly known as the southern house spider. A member of the crevice weaver spider family Filistatidae, the southern house spider is one of the most common spiders .

Green Lynx Spider:belongs to the lynx spider family Oxyopidae. Of all the lynx spiders in Louisiana, it easily ranks as the largest. It ranges throughout the southern United States as well as Mexico.

Brown Spitting Spider: belongs to the spitting spider family Scytodidae. It is a cosmopolitan species that can be found throughout much of the world, particularly in warmer regions or inside homes.

Red-Femured Orb Weaver:is another member of the Araneidae family to make our list of spiders in Louisiana.Its scientific name Neoscona domiciliorum refer to the fact that it often lives in buildings.

Tropical Orb Weaver: is a member of the orb-weaver family Araneidae. It is widely distributed throughout the Americas, from the United States to Brazil. 

Long-Palped Ant:belongs to the corinnid sac spider family Corinnidae. It can be found throughout the eastern half of the United States and parts of Canada.

Tigrosa Georgicola:is a member of the wolf spider family Lycosidae. It is one of several spiders in Louisiana that lack a common name and so only goes by its scientific designation. 

White-Banded Fishing Spider:belongs to the nursery web spider family Pisauridae. You can find these semi-aquatic spiders throughout Louisiana and much of the United States.

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