Mugshots of Common Spiders

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Eresidae 

Medium sized: body 7-20 mm long.

Theraphosidae 

Large: body 50-90 mm long.

Sparassidae

Large: body 15-36 mm long.

Pholcidae 

Small: body 2-10 mm long.

Miturgidae

Small body, about 10 mm long.

Selenopidae

Medium to large: body 6-23 mmm long.

Araneidae

Small: body 10-15 mm long.

Pisauridae

Near water, large body, 15-30 mm long.

Theridiidae

Small: body 7-16 mm long.

Araneidae

Medium to large: body up to 25 mm long.

Nephilidae (golden orb-web spiders)

Small to large: body 5-30 mm long.

Salticidae

Small: body 3-17 mm long.

Thomisidae

Small: body 3-11 mm long.

 

Text and images by Norman Larsen


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