Arachnids of North Carolina
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25 species for Alleghany County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis kastoniGrass spider
Agelenopsis pennsylvanicaGrass spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona abbotia leafcurling sac spider
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEFrontinella pyramitelaBowl and doily weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa gulosaa wolf spider
Rabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEMarpissa lineataa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum hoffmani
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaOrchard spider
Pachygnatha furcillataa thickjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumessus oblongusa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Bassaniana unidentified speciesa bark crab spider