Arachnids of North Carolina
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102 species for Avery County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis kastonia grass spider
Coras unidentified speciesa funnel weaver
Tegenaria domesticabarn funnel weaver
Wadotes calcaratusa funnel weaver
Wadotes hybridusa funnel weaver
Hacklemesh WeaversAMAUROBIIDAECallobius bennettia hackledmesh weaver
Cybaeopsis armipotensa hackledmesh weaver
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Antrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEWulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Hypsosinga rubensan orbweaver
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Ocrepeira georgiaan orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHTHONIIDAEKleptochthonius crosbyi
Kleptochthonius multispinosus
CICURINIDAECicurina arcuataa mesh web spider
Cicurina brevisa mesh web spider
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona johnsonia leafcurling sac spider
Elaver exceptaa sac spider
Clubiona unidentified speciesa leafcurling sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira descriptaredspotted antmimic
Castianeira variataan antlike runner
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECybaeus patritusa cybaeid
Cryphoeca montanaa comb-tailed spider
Calymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pococki - elk cladeA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pococki - northeast cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus alticepsa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus fissicepsa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus paschalisa dwarf spider
Centromerus tennapexa sheetweb weaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Microlinyphia pusillaa platform spider
Neriene radiataFilmy dome 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
Tigrosa annexaa wolf spider
Trochosa terricolaa wolf spider
Alopecosa unidentified species
No Colloquial NameMICROHEXURIDAEMicrohexura montivagaSpruce-fir Moss Spider
NEOBISIIDAENovobisium carolinense
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
Philodromus unidentified speciesrunning crab spiders
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
No Colloquial NameSABACONIDAESabacon cavicolens
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEChinattus parvulusa jumping spider
Habronattus decorusa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Neon nellia jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
Maevia undescribed species DMaevia undescribed species D
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum aldrichi
Leiobunum vittatum
Nelima elegans
TARACIDAECrosbycus dasycnemus
Hesperonemastoma kepharti
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAEGlenognatha foxia longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Meta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha stramineaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEEpisinus amoenusa cobweb spider
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Steatoda borealisnorthern cobweb weaver
Steatoda grossafalse black widow
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEBassaniana versicolora bark crab spider
Misumena vatiagoldenrod crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Ozyptila distansa crab spider