top 10 spiders in tennessee
Arrowhead Spider:is the second orb-weaver to make our list of spiders in Tennessee. You may also know it as the triangle orb weaver or the arrowhead or weaver. It ranges throughout North America.
Southeastern Wandering Spider: is a member of the wandering spider family Ctenidae. You can find this spider in Tennessee and throughout most of the southern United States, hence its name.
Furrow Spider:Larinioides cornutus, belongs to the orb-weaver family Araneidae. It is widely distributed throughout the northern half of North America, Europe, and Asia.
Canopy Jumping Spider:is more commonly known as the canopy jumping spider. It belongs to the jumping spider family Salticidae and ranges throughout the southeastern United States.
Southern Black Widow:Latrodectus mactans, is one of the most poisonous spiders in Tennessee. It belongs to the family Theridiidae, also known as cobweb spiders or combfoot spiders.
Spruce-Fir Moss Spider:is one of the rarest spiders in Tennessee. You can find it at high elevations in the southern Appalachian Mountains.
White-Banded Crab Spider: Misumenoides formosipes, belongs to the crab spider family Thomisidae. You can find this spider in Tennessee as well as throughout most of the United States.
Tiger Wolf Spider: belongs to the wolf spider family Lycosidae. You may also know it by other names including the speckled wolf spider or woodland giant wolf spider.
Ravine Trapdoor Spider: belongs to the cork-lid trapdoor spider family Halonoproctidae. It is one of the rarest and most unusual-looking spiders in Tennessee.
Dark Fishing Spider:is a member of the nursery web spider family Pisauridae. It is one of several fishing spiders in Tennessee and ranges throughout much of the central and eastern United States.