Arachnids of North Carolina
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36 species for Ashe County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAECoras lamellosusa funnel weaver
Wadotes unidentified speciesa grass spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Cyclosa turbinatahumped trashline orbweaver
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus carinatusa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus laetabilisa dwarf spider
Maso sundevallia dwarf spider
Mermessus maculatusa dwarf spider
Floricomus plumalis
Liocranid Sac SpidersLIOCRANIDAEAgroeca pratensis
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEHogna frondicolaa wolf spider
No Colloquial NameNEOBISIIDAENovobisium carolinense
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAEEidmannella pallidaa cave cobweb spider
No Colloquial NamePHALANGIIDAEOdiellus pictus
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAETheromaster brunneus
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEChinattus parvulusa jumping spider
Neon nellia jumping spider
Sassacus papenhoeia jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum aldrichi
Leiobunum nigropalpi
Leiobunum ventricosum
Leiobunum verrucosum
Nelima elegans
Hadrobunus fusiformis
Leiobunum hoffmani
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAEMeta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEBassaniana versicolora bark crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider