"If you want to live and thrive, let the spider run alive." ~American Quaker Saying

Class Arachnida. Order Araneae.
Spiders have two body regions, no antennae, four pairs of legs, pedipalps (in males), fangs on chelicerae for venom, no wings, multiple simple eyes, and spinerettes at end of abdomen for spinning silk. They are NOT insects.

Webs

24 photos
Webs

Jumping Spiders (their own folder)

Galleries 21
123 photos
Jumping Spiders (their own folder)

Woodlouse hunter - Dysdera crocata

6 photos
Woodlouse hunter - Dysdera crocata

Long-bodied cellar spider - Pholcus phalangiodes

15 photos
Long-bodied cellar spider - Pholcus phalangiodes

Cellar spider - Psilochorus californicus

1 photos
Cellar spider - Psilochorus californicus

Cellar spider - Unidentified sp.

5 photos
Cellar spider - Unidentified sp.

Bowl and Doily Spider - Frontinella communis

1 photos
Bowl and Doily Spider - Frontinella communis

Spider - unidentified (Linyphiidae )

3 photos
Spider - unidentified (Linyphiidae )

Mesh Web Weaver - Family Dictynidae ?

10 photos
Mesh Web Weaver - Family Dictynidae ?

Zodarion sp.

7 photos
Zodarion sp.

Western black widow - Latrodectus hesperus

11 photos
Western black widow - Latrodectus hesperus

Brown widow - Latrodectus geometricus

43 photos
Brown widow - Latrodectus geometricus

House spider - Achaearanea tepidariorum

6 photos
House spider - Achaearanea tepidariorum

False black widow - Steatoda grossa

15 photos
False black widow - Steatoda grossa

Cobweb spider - Theridion spp.

11 photos
Cobweb spider - Theridion spp.

Spider - Unidentified sp. (Family Theridiidae)

4 photos
Spider - Unidentified sp. (Family Theridiidae)

Banded argiope - Argiope trifasciata

26 photos
Banded argiope - Argiope trifasciata

Yellow garden spider - Argiope aurantia

15 photos
Yellow garden spider - Argiope aurantia

Silver argiope - Argiope argentata

29 photos
Silver argiope - Argiope argentata

Orb weaver - Gea heptagon

3 photos
Orb weaver - Gea heptagon

Orb weaver - Metepeira spp.

20 photos
Orb weaver - Metepeira spp.

Trashline orb weaver - Cyclosa conica

8 photos
Trashline orb weaver - Cyclosa conica

Western spotted orb weaver - Neoscona oaxacensis

35 photos
Western spotted orb weaver - Neoscona oaxacensis

Hentz's Orbweaver - Neoscona crucifera

16 photos
Hentz's Orbweaver - Neoscona crucifera

Orb weaver - Araneus gemma

22 photos
Orb weaver - Araneus gemma

Orb weaver - Araneus andrewsi

12 photos
Orb weaver - Araneus andrewsi

Orb weaver - Araneus montereyensis

9 photos
Orb weaver - Araneus montereyensis

Orb weaver (2) - Araneus sp.

1 photos
Orb weaver (2) - Araneus sp.

Bridge spider - Larinioides sclopetarius

10 photos
Bridge spider - Larinioides sclopetarius

Orb weaver -Metazygia zilloides

12 photos
Orb weaver -Metazygia zilloides

Orb weaver - Zygiella x-notata

3 photos
Orb weaver - Zygiella x-notata

Bolas spider - Mastophora cornigera

5 photos
Bolas spider - Mastophora cornigera

Orb weaver - Eustala sp.

3 photos
Orb weaver - Eustala sp.

Tropical orb weaver - Eriophora edax

13 photos
Tropical orb weaver - Eriophora edax

Long-jawed orb weaver - Tetragnatha elongata

5 photos
Long-jawed orb weaver - Tetragnatha elongata

Long-jawed orbweaver - Tetragnatha versicolor

4 photos
Long-jawed orbweaver - Tetragnatha versicolor

Long-jawed orb weaver - Tetragnatha spp.

9 photos
Long-jawed orb weaver - Tetragnatha spp.

Lace web spider - Badumna longinqua

11 photos
Lace web spider - Badumna longinqua

Corner spider - Hololena spp.

15 photos
Corner spider - Hololena spp.

Grass spider - Agelenopsis aperta

7 photos
Grass spider - Agelenopsis aperta

Agelenid spider - Unidentified sp.

1 photos
Agelenid spider - Unidentified sp.

Pirate spider - Mimetus sp.

1 photos
Pirate spider - Mimetus sp.

Wolf spider - Schizocosa mccooki

2 photos
Wolf spider - Schizocosa mccooki

Wolf spider - Pardosa ramulosa

4 photos
Wolf spider - Pardosa ramulosa

Wolf spider - Pardosa sp.

7 photos
Wolf spider - Pardosa sp.

Wolf spider - Pirata piraticus

3 photos
Wolf spider - Pirata piraticus

Wolf spider - Unidentified sp.

2 photos
Wolf spider - Unidentified sp.

Wolf spider - Lycosa sp.

2 photos
Wolf spider - Lycosa sp.

Diverse feather-legged spider - Uloborus diversus

6 photos
Diverse feather-legged spider - Uloborus diversus

Wall spider - Oecobius navus

8 photos
Wall spider - Oecobius navus

Ghost spider - Hibana incursa

1 photos
Ghost spider - Hibana incursa

Green lynx spider - Peucetia viridans

100 photos
Green lynx spider - Peucetia viridans

Striped lynx spider - Oxyopes salticus

8 photos
Striped lynx spider - Oxyopes salticus

Western lynx spider- Oxyopes scalaris

1 photos
Western lynx spider- Oxyopes scalaris

Mouse spider - Scotophaeus blackwalli

2 photos
Mouse spider - Scotophaeus blackwalli

Ground spider - Zelotes spp.

11 photos
Ground spider - Zelotes spp.

Ground spiders (various) - Unidentified spp.

7 photos
Ground spiders (various) - Unidentified spp.

Ghost spider - Anyphaena pacifica

4 photos
Ghost spider - Anyphaena pacifica

Running spider - Trachelas pacifica

6 photos
Running spider - Trachelas pacifica

Longlegged spider - Cheiracanthium inclusum

2 photos
Longlegged spider - Cheiracanthium inclusum

Long-legged sac spider - Cheiracanthium mildei

3 photos
Long-legged sac spider - Cheiracanthium mildei

Whitebanded crab spider - Misumena formosipes

13 photos
Whitebanded crab spider - Misumena formosipes

Crab spider - Mecaphesa sp.

2 photos
Crab spider - Mecaphesa sp.

Crab spider 3 - Unidentified sp.

2 photos
Crab spider 3 - Unidentified sp.

Crab spider 1 - Unidentified sp.

2 photos
Crab spider 1 - Unidentified sp.

Crab spider 2 - Unidentified sp.

2 photos
Crab spider 2 - Unidentified sp.

Spider - Metaltella simoni

16 photos
Spider - Metaltella simoni

Pacific Coast tick - Dermacentor occidentalis

2 photos
Pacific Coast tick - Dermacentor occidentalis

Mites

6 photos
Mites