Arachnids of North Carolina
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43 species for Burke County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEHibana veloxa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEEustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pococki - elk cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEEpiceraticelus fluvialisa dwarf spider
Florinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEHogna carolinensisCarolina wolf spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus carolinensisLinville Caverns Spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAETheromaster brunneus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus praelustrisCanadian crab spider
Philodromus minutusa running crab spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes vittatusa fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAENaphrys pulexa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
Phidippus pius
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Meta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Xysticus pellaxa ground crab spider