Arachnids of North Carolina
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15 species for Caldwell County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus nordmannian orbweaver
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEZelotes unidentified species
No Colloquial NameHYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pococki - northeast cladeA Lampshade Spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPirata aspiransa pirate wolf spider
No Colloquial NameMICROHEXURIDAEMicrohexura montivagaspruce-fir moss spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus carolinensisLinville Caverns Spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAESassacus papenhoeia jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAEMeta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver