Arachnids of North Carolina
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142 species for Buncombe County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Agelenopsis pennsylvanicaa grass spider
Coras medicinalisa funnel weaver
Coras montanusa funnel weaver
Wadotes calcaratusa funnel weaver
Hacklemesh WeaversAMAUROBIIDAECybaeopsis hoplitesa hacklemesh weaver
Cybaeopsis hoplomachaa hacklemesh weaver
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Antrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus cingulatusan orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Araneus nordmannian orbweaver
Araneus saevusan orbweaver
Araniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Cyclosa conicaa trashline spider
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Mastophora timuquaa bolas spider
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Mastophora phrynosomaToadlike Bolas Spider
Trichonephila clavata Jorō Spider
Purseweb SpidersATYPIDAESphodros nigera purseweb spider
No Colloquial NameCADDIDAECaddo agilis
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEElaver exceptaa sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira gertschian antmimic
Castianeira longipalpaMany-banded antmimic
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEDictyna formidolosa
Emblyna sublataa mesh web spider
No Colloquial NameDYSDERIDAEDysdera crocataWoodlouse Hunter
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Sosticus insularisa ground spider
Zelotes unidentified species
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAECicurina brevisa mesh web spider
HALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus coyleiA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pocockiA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus sheariA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus emertonia dwarf spider
Erigone autumnalisa dwarf spider
Mermessus brevidentatusa dwarf spider
Agyneta parvaa sheetweb weaver
Florinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Lepthyphantes umbratilis
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Pityohyphantes costatushammock spider
Linyphiidae unidentified speciesa sheetweb weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGeolycosa fatifera
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Pardosa unidentified speciesa thinlegged wolf spider
Pirata montanusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata sedentariusa pirate wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Pirata sylvanusa pirate wolf spider
No Colloquial NameMICROHEXURIDAEMicrohexura montivagaa tiny funnelweb spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus nasicusa cave cobweb spider
Nesticus crosbyia cave cobweb spider
Nesticus gertschia cave cobweb spider
No Colloquial NamePHALANGIIDAEOdiellus pictus
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Theromaster brunneus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus montanus
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus unidentified speciesa phrurolithid
Scotinella pallida
Scotinella pugnata
Phruronellus formica
Phrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEEris militarisBronze jumping spider
Chinattus parvulusa jumping spider
Naphrys pulexa jumping spider
Habronattus decorusa jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Neon nellia jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Phlegra hentzia jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
MaeviaMaevia undescribed species a
Attulus fascigera jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAEHadrobunus unidentified species
Leiobunum aldrichi
Leiobunum flavum
Leiobunum uxorium
Leiobunum ventricosum
Leiobunum verrucosum
Leiobunum vittatum
Hadrobunus fusiformis
TARACIDAECrosbycus dasycnemus
Hesperonemastoma kepharti
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha caudataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha stramineaa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha unidentified species
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEEpisinus amoenusa cobweb spider
Euryopis funebrisa cobweb spider
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Platnickina alabamensis
Steatoda borealisa false widow spider
Steatoda grossaFalse black widow
Steatoda triangulosaa cobweb spider
Theridion flavonotatuma cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Thymoites marxia cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumena vatiaGoldenrod crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
No Colloquial NameTRACHELIDAETrachelas similis
Trachelas tranquillusBroad-faced sac spider
Armoured harvestmenTRIAENONYCHIDAEFumontana deprehendor