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family Agelenidae   (funnel web spiders, 500 species)

unidentified
funnel web spider
(Vietnam)
unidentified
funnel web spider
(Vietnam)


family Araneidae  (orb weavers, 2850 species)

sub-family Araneinae

genus Araneus (650 species)

marbled spider
Araneus marmoreus
(Indiana, USA)
shamrock spider
Araneus trifolium
(Illinois, USA)
unidentified
Araneus sp.
(Illinois, USA)
unidentified
Araneus sp.
(Illinois, USA)
unidentified
Araneus sp.
(Illinois, USA)
unidentified
Araneus sp.
(Illinois, USA)
garden spider
(aka cross spider)
Araneus diadematus
(Gelendzhik, Russia)

genus Argiope (argiopes, 75 species)

black and yellow argiope
Argiope aurantia
(Illinois, USA)
black and yellow argiope
Argiope aurantia
(Illinois, USA)
banded argiope
Argiope trifasciata
(Illinois, USA)
banded argiope
Argiope trifasciata
(Illinois, USA)
silver argiope
Argiope argentata
(Costa Rica)
multi-coloured
St Andrew's cross spider
Argiope versicolor
(Thailand)
unidentified
Argiope sp.
(Philippines)
unidentified
Argiope sp.
(Koroyanitu, Fiji)

genus Colaranea  (4 species)

green orb weaver
Colaranea viriditas
(Canterbury, New Zealand)
Colaranea verutum
(Canterbury, New Zealand)

genus Gasteracantha  (spiny orb weavers, 69 species)

horned spider
Gasteracantha arcuata
(Taman Negara, Malaysia)
spiny spider
Gasteracantha fornicata
(Khanchanaburi, Thailand)
unidentified
spiny orb weaver
(Vietnam)

other sub-families

arrow-shaped micrathena
Micrathena sagittata
(Costa Rica)

family Hersiliidae   (tree trunk or two-tailed spiders, 150 species)

unidentified 
tree trunk spider
(aka two-tailed spider)
(Vietnam)

family Lycosidae   (wolf spiders, 2300 species)

unidentified wolf spider
(Belize)
unidentified wolf spider
(Costa Rica)
unidentified wolf spider
with eggs
(Vietnam)

family Nephilidae   (golden orb weavers, 70 species)

golden silk spider
Nephila clavipes
(Costa Rica)
female giant wood spider
Nephila maculata
(Indonesia)
female and male
giant wood spider
Nephila maculata
(Kirirom, Cambodia)
female giant wood spider
Nephila maculata
(Cat Tien, Vietnam)
female giant wood spider
Nephila maculata
(Okinawa, Japan)
female giant wood spider
Nephila maculata
(Okinawa, Japan)
female giant wood spider
Nephila maculata
(Okinawa, Japan)

family Oxyopidae  (lynx spiders, 420 species)

superb lynx spider
Oxyopes superbus
(Sulawesi, Indonesia)
green lynx spider
Peucetia viridans
(Mexico)
unidentified lynx spider
(Vietnam)
unidentified lynx spider
with bee
(Vietnam)
unidentified lynx spider
(Philippines)
unidentified male
lynx spider
(Vietnam)
unidentified lynx spider
(Indonesia)
unidentified lynx spider
with moth
(Siem Reap, Cambodia)
unidentified lynx spider
with egg sac
(Siem Reap, Cambodia)
unidentified male
lynx spider
(White Sands, New Mexico)

family Pisauridae  (nursery spiders and fishing spiders, 330 species)

unidentified
nursery spider with eggs
(Siem Reap, Cambodia)
unidentified
fishing spider
(Rio Blanco, Belize)

family Salticidae  (jumping spiders, 5000 species)

female green jumping spider
(a.k.a. clown spider)
Mopsus mormon
(Australia)
Myrmarachne maxillosa
ant mimic jumping spider
(Sukhothai, Thailand)
daring jumping spider
Phidippus audax
(Illinois, USA)
Portia sp.
(Siem Reap, Cambodia)
two-striped jumping spider
Telamonia dimidiata
(Vietnam)
Trite planiceps
(New Zealand)
unidentified
(Vietnam)
unidentified
(Vietnam)
banded phintella
Phintella vintata
(Vietnam)
shiny jumping spider
Cosmophasis umbratica
(Cambodia)
unidentified jumping spider
guarding eggs
(Indonesia)
unidentified jumping spider
with butterfly
(Indonesia)
unidentified
(Philippines)
unidentified jumping spider
with true bug
(Philippines)
unidentified
(Illinois, USA)
unidentified
(California, USA)
unidentified jumping spider
with caterpillar
(Belize)
unidentified
(Mexico)
unidentified
(Costa Rica)

family Scytodidae  (spitting spiders, 170 species)

pale spitting spider
Scytodes pallida
(Vietnam)

family Sparassidae  (huntsman spiders, 1010 species)

Heteropoda davidbowie
(Taman Negara, Malaysia)
Neosparassus sp.
(Vietnam)
unidentified huntsman
(Wayalailai, Fiji)

family Tetragnathidae  (orchard spiders, 960 species)

unidentified orchard spider
(Costa Rica)
unidentified orchard spider
(Philippines)

family Theraphosidae   (tarantulas, 900 species)

Thailand black tarantula
Haplopelma minax
(Vietnam)
Sulawesi black tarantula
Cyriopagopus sp.
(Indonesia)
unidentified tarantula
(Ream, Cambodia)
Mexican redrump tarantula
Brachypelma vagans
(Tikal, Guatemala)
Mexican redrump tarantula
Brachypelma vagans
(Cockscomb reserve, Belize)

family Theridiidae  (comb-footed or tangle-web spiders)

black widow
Latrodectus hesperus
(USA)
candy stripe spider
Enoplognatha ovata
(USA)

family Thomisidae  (crab spiders, 2050 species)

ant-like crab spider
Amyciaea lineatipes
(Siem Reap, Cambodia)
unidentified
(Anza Borrego, USA)
unidentified
(USA)
unidentified
(Illinois, USA)
unidentified
(Tikal, Guatemala)

unidentified spiders

spider with eggs
(Illinois, USA)
spider with eggs
(Mexico)
spider with wasp
(California, USA)
spider with cockroach
(Kirirom, Cambodia)
(Cat Tien, Vietnam)
(Michigan, USA) (Gelendzhik, Russia) (Vietnam) ant mimic spider
(Vietnam)
spider with four eyes
(Vietnam)
(Vietnam) (Philippines) (Taman Negara, Malaysia) (Costa Rica)