"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

California Ebony Tarantula - Aphonopelma eutylenum

16 photos
California Ebony Tarantula - Aphonopelma eutylenum

California Trapdoor spider - Bothriocyrtum californicum

3 photos
California Trapdoor spider - Bothriocyrtum californicum

Jumping Spiders (their own folder)

Galleries 12
161 photos
Jumping Spiders (their own folder)

Woodlouse hunter - Dysdera crocata

19 photos
Woodlouse hunter - Dysdera crocata

Long-bodied cellar spider - Pholcus phalangiodes

22 photos
Long-bodied cellar spider - Pholcus phalangiodes

Cellar spider - Psilochorus californiae

1 photos
Cellar spider - Psilochorus californiae

Bowl and Doily Spider - Frontinella communis

1 photos
Bowl and Doily Spider - Frontinella communis

Dwarf spider - Ceraticelus sp

2 photos
Dwarf spider - Ceraticelus sp

Spider - unidentified (Linyphiidae )

3 photos
Spider - unidentified (Linyphiidae )

Mesh Web Weaver - Dictyna calcarata

16 photos
Mesh Web Weaver - Dictyna calcarata

Zodarion sp.

7 photos
Zodarion sp.

Western black widow - Latrodectus hesperus

11 photos
Western black widow - Latrodectus hesperus

Brown widow - Latrodectus geometricus

94 items
Brown widow - Latrodectus geometricus

House spider - Parasteatoda tepidariorum

26 photos
House spider - Parasteatoda tepidariorum

False black widow - Steatoda grossa

19 photos
False black widow - Steatoda grossa

Noble false widow - Steatoda nobilis

27 photos
Noble false widow - Steatoda nobilis

Spider - Asagena fulva

3 photos
Spider - Asagena fulva

Cobweb spider - Theridion spp.

15 photos
Cobweb spider - Theridion spp.

Spider - Unidentified sp. (Family Theridiidae)

4 photos
Spider - Unidentified sp. (Family Theridiidae)

Banded argiope - Argiope trifasciata

36 photos
Banded argiope - Argiope trifasciata

Yellow garden spider - Argiope aurantia

15 photos
Yellow garden spider - Argiope aurantia

Silver argiope - Argiope argentata

35 photos
Silver argiope - Argiope argentata

Orb weaver - Gea heptagon

3 photos
Orb weaver - Gea heptagon

Orb-weaver - Metepeira spinipes

2 photos
Orb-weaver - Metepeira spinipes

Orb weaver - Metepeira spp.

19 photos
Orb weaver - Metepeira spp.

Trashline orbweaver - Cyclosa turbinata

10 photos
Trashline orbweaver - Cyclosa turbinata

Western spotted orb weaver - Neoscona oaxacensis

41 photos
Western spotted orb weaver - Neoscona oaxacensis

Spotted orbweaver - Neoscona crucifera

37 photos
Spotted orbweaver - Neoscona crucifera

(Arabesque) Orbweaver - Neoscona (arabesca?)

2 photos
(Arabesque) Orbweaver - Neoscona (arabesca?)

Orb weaver - Araneus gemma

28 photos
Orb weaver - Araneus gemma

Orb weaver - Araneus andrewsi

13 photos
Orb weaver - Araneus andrewsi

Orb weaver - Araneus montereyensis

10 photos
Orb weaver - Araneus montereyensis

Orb weaver (2) - Araneus sp.

1 photos
Orb weaver (2) - Araneus sp.

Bridge spider - Larinioides sclopetarius

11 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

9 photos
Bolas spider - Mastophora cornigera

Orb weaver - Eustala sp.

3 photos
Orb weaver - Eustala sp.

Tropical orb weaver - Eriophora edax

19 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

5 photos
Long-jawed orbweaver - Tetragnatha versicolor

Long-jawed orb weaver - Tetragnatha spp.

14 photos
Long-jawed orb weaver - Tetragnatha spp.

Long-jawed spider - Larinia directa

1 photos
Long-jawed spider - Larinia directa

Lace web spider - Badumna longinqua

13 photos
Lace web spider - Badumna longinqua

Corner spider - Hololena curta

22 photos
Corner spider - Hololena curta

Grass spider - Agelenopsis aperta

13 photos
Grass spider - Agelenopsis aperta

Agelenid spider - Unidentified sp.

1 photos
Agelenid spider - Unidentified sp.

Pirate spiders - Reo/mimetus sp.

10 photos
Pirate spiders - Reo/mimetus sp.

Wolf spider - Schizocosa mccooki

5 photos
Wolf spider - Schizocosa mccooki

Wolf spider - Pardosa ramulosa

4 photos
Wolf spider - Pardosa ramulosa

Wolf spider - Pardosa sp.

9 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

18 photos
Diverse feather-legged spider - Uloborus diversus

Wall spider - Oecobius navus

13 photos
Wall spider - Oecobius navus

Wall Spider - Oecobius isolatus

1 photos
Wall Spider - Oecobius isolatus

Ghost spider - Hibana incursa

1 photos
Ghost spider - Hibana incursa

Ghost spider - Anyphaena pacifica

9 photos
Ghost spider - Anyphaena pacifica

Ghost spider - Anyphaena sp.

3 photos
Ghost spider - Anyphaena sp.

Green lynx spider - Peucetia viridans

109 photos
Green lynx spider - Peucetia viridans

Striped lynx spider - Oxyopes salticus

12 photos
Striped lynx spider - Oxyopes salticus

Western lynx spider- Oxyopes scalaris

1 photos
Western lynx spider- Oxyopes scalaris

Mouse spider - Scotophaeus blackwalli

11 photos
Mouse spider - Scotophaeus blackwalli

Ground spider - Zelotes spp.

11 photos
Ground spider - Zelotes spp.

Western Parson Spider - Herpyllus propinquus

2 photos
Western Parson Spider - Herpyllus propinquus

Ground Spider - Sergiolus montanus

2 photos
Ground Spider - Sergiolus montanus

Ground spiders (various) - Unidentified spp.

7 photos
Ground spiders (various) - Unidentified spp.

Running spider - Trachelas pacificus

10 photos
Running spider - Trachelas pacificus

Spider - Falconina gracilis

4 photos
Spider - Falconina gracilis

Longlegged spider - Cheiracanthium inclusum

2 photos
Longlegged spider - Cheiracanthium inclusum

Long-legged sac spider - Cheiracanthium mildei

10 photos
Long-legged sac spider - Cheiracanthium mildei

Leafcurling sac spider - Clubiona sp.

1 photos
Leafcurling sac spider - Clubiona sp.

Slender Crab Spider - Tibellus sp.

3 photos
Slender Crab Spider - Tibellus sp.

Runnng crab spider - Unidentified sp.

2 photos
Runnng crab spider - Unidentified sp.

Whitebanded crab spider - Misumena formosipes

17 photos
Whitebanded crab spider - Misumena formosipes

Crab spider - Mecaphesa sp.

0 photos

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

30 photos
Spider - Metaltella simoni

Dog ticks - Dermacentor spp.

2 photos
Dog ticks - Dermacentor spp.

Mites

12 photos
Mites

Harvestmen

2 photos
Harvestmen