Arachnids of North Carolina
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69 species for Brunswick County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena maculataa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Wulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Araneus partitusan orbweaver
Araniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameBUTHIDAECentruroides hentziHentz Striped Scorpion
CHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusumagrarian sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira amoenaorange antmimic
Castianeira descriptaredspotted antmimic
No Colloquial NameFILISTATIDAEKukulcania hibernalisSouthern house spider
HALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Ummidia rongodwinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEHogna antelucanaa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaa wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Geolycosa pikeia burrowing wolf spider
Varacosa avaraa wolf spider
Varacosa shenandoaa wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusstriped lynx spider
Oxyopes scalarisWestern lynx spider
Peucetia viridansgreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus imbecillusa running crab spider
Philodromus praelustrisCanadian crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
Philodromus floridensisa running crab spider
Philodromus unidentified speciesrunning crab spiders
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
Pholcus manuelia cellar spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina undulataa nursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumper
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Sarinda hentzian antmimic jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum vittatum
Leiobunum unidentified speciesAn Unidentified Harvestman
SCYTODIDAEScytodes atlacoyaa spitting spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAETetragnatha guatemalensisa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge argyrobaptaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAnelosimus studiosusa cobweb spider
Latrodectus geometricusBrown widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Phylloneta pictipesa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Mecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusfeatherlegged orbweaver