The first step to spider identification is understanding the process. Our flagship guide provides an overview of how spiders are identified.
Submit your picture to our spider forums and our growing community of spider enthusiasts will do their best to help identify it.
Other Recommended Identification Resources
- Insect Identification.org – A growing online “field guide” of insect and spider identification guides.
- BugGuide.net - An online community of insect and spider enthusiasts that identify publicly submitted pictures.
- What’s That Bug – A growing “blog style” site that takes in public picture submissions for identification.
- /r/spiders Subreddit – Reddit community that allows the public to submit pictures for comment and possible identification.
- /r/whatsthisbug Subreddit – Reddit community that helps identify all ‘bugs’, insects and spiders.