Top 10 Spiders in Maryland
Theridula Emertoni: is a curious little species in the cobweb spider family Theridiidae. It ranges throughout the United States and Canada.
Tan Jumping Spider:Platycryptus undatus, is one of many jumping spiders in Maryland. Its range includes much of North as well as Central America.
Marbled Orb Weaver:is another member of the family Araneidae to make our list of spiders in Maryland. Also known as the pumpkin spider, this visually striking arachnid .
American Green Crab Spider: Misumessus oblongus, belongs to the crab spider family Thomisidae. It is the only member of the genus Misumessus.
Woodlouse Spider:Most people commonly refer to Dysdera crocata as the woodlouse hunter or sowbug killer. It belongs to the family Dysderidae and lives on every continent except Antarctica.
Filmy Dome Spider:Neriene radiata also goes by the name the filmy dome spider. It belongs to the family Linyphiidae and is one of Maryland’s most common sheetweaver spiders.
Eastern Parson Spider: belongs to the ground spider family Gnaphosidae. It is one of the most common hunter spiders in Maryland and ranges throughout much of the eastern half of the United States.
Wetland Giant Wolf Spider:belongs to the wolf spider family Lycosidae. You can find these spiders in Maryland as well as throughout much of the eastern half of the United States.
Heptagonal Orb Weaver:, is one of many orb weavers spiders in Maryland. It belongs to the family Araneidae and ranks as the only member of the genus Gea in North America.
Dark Fishing Spider:is a member of the nursery web spider family Pisauridae. You can find this fishing spider in Maryland and throughout much of the eastern and central United States and Canada.