Arachnids of North Carolina
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34 species for Beaufort County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Ummidia rongodwinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEArctosa littoralisShoreline wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumper
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Phidippus otiosusa jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Colonus puerperusa jumping spider
Metacyrba floridanaa jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge argyrobaptaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Rhomphaea fictiliuma cobweb spider
Latrodectus unidentified species
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider