Arachnids of North Carolina
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62 species for Avery County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEWulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus bicentenariusGiant Lichen Orbweaver
Hypsosinga rubensan orbweaver
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Ocrepeira georgiaan orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHTHONIIDAEKleptochthonius multispinosus
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona johnsonia leafcurling sac spider
Elaver exceptaa sac spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAECicurina brevisa mesh web spider
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pococki - elk cladeA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pococki - northeast cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus paschalisa dwarf spider
Frontinella pyramitelaBowl and doily weaver
Microlinyphia pusillaa platform spider
Pityohyphantes costatusHammock spider
Tenuiphantes zebraa sheetweb weaver
Microneta viariaa sheetweb weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa gulosaa wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Piratula minutaa pirate wolf spider
Schizocosa crassipesa wolf spider
Schizocosa retrorsaa wolf spider
No Colloquial NameMICROHEXURIDAEMicrohexura montivagaspruce-fir moss spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus carolinensisLinville Caverns Spider
Nesticus roanensisa cave cobweb spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes aglossusa lynx spider
Oxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
No Colloquial NamePHALANGIIDAEOdiellus nubivagus
Odiellus pictus
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Theromaster brunneus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Philodromus placidusa running crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina miranursery web spider
No Colloquial NameSABACONIDAESabacon cavicolens
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEHabronattus decorusa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheaa jumping spider
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum aldrichi
Leiobunum vittatum
Nelima elegans
TARACIDAEHesperonemastoma kepharti
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAEGlenognatha foxia longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge venustaOrchard spider
Tetragnatha stramineaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEEpisinus amoenusa cobweb spider
Steatoda borealisa false widow spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumena vatiaGoldenrod crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Ozyptila distansa crab spider