Field Guides

Identifying Traits and Classifying Species of Missouri Spiders

A useful guide for identifying key traits and classifying species of spiders. 

The average outdoor enthusiast is rarely as well versed in spiders as they are in identification of trees or mammals. However, spiders are quite common, and it is valuable to be able to find and recognize interesting species. This identification card provides an easy way to classify the parts of a spider. The user can then utilize this knowledge to recognize spiders native to Missouri. This card was created by Daniel Pannock.