Arachnids of North Carolina
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94 species for Carteret County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis unidentified species
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Araneus juniperian orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Argiope aurantiaYellow Garden Spider
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domiciliorumRed-femured Spotted Orbweaver
Trichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Purseweb SpidersATYPIDAESphodros atlanticusAtlantic purseweb spider
No Colloquial NameBUTHIDAECentruroides hentziHentz Striped Scorpion
CHEIRACANTHIIDAEStrotarchus piscatoriusa longlegged sac spider
CHERNETIDAEParachernes litoralis
Parachernes pulchellus
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEElaver exceptaa sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira crucigeraan antmimic
Ogrefaced spiderDEINOPIDAEDeinopis spinosaOgrefaced Spider
No Colloquial NameDESIDAEMetaltella simoniSimon's metal spider
FILISTATIDAEKukulcania hibernalisSouthern house spider
GARYPINIDAESerianus carolinensis
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAECesonia bilineataa stealthy ground spider
Gnaphosa sericataa ground spider
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Micaria brownian antlike ground spider
Sergiolus capulatusa ground spider
Sergiolus unimaculatusa ground spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia rongodwinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEIdionella anomalaa dwarf spider
Mermessus fradeoruma dwarf spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEArctosa littoralisShoreline wolf spider
Geolycosa unidentified speciesa burrowing wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Piratula insularisa pirate wolf spider
Pirata sedentariusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata suwaneusa pirate wolf spider
Geolycosa pikeia burrowing wolf spider
Varacosa avaraa wolf spider
Pirata apalacheusa pirate wolf spider
No Colloquial NameNEOBISIIDAEMicrobisium parvulum
OONOPIDAEScaphioides minuta
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus praelustrisCanadian crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
Tibellus unidentified speciesa slender crab spider
Philodromus floridensisa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
Psilochorus pullulus
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus illudensa phrurolithid
Scotinella brittoni
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineusWhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Marpissa lineataa jumping spider
Marpissa pikeiPike Slender Jumper
Marpissa formosaa jumping spider
Metacyrba taeniolaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Salticus scenicusZebra jumper
Sassacus cyaneusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Hakka himeshimensisa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCYTODIDAEScytodes atlacoyaa spitting spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAETetragnatha caudataa longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge argyrobaptaMabel's Orchard Orb Weaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Steatoda grossaFalse black widow
Theridion murariuma cobweb spider
Rhomphaea projiciensa cobweb spider
Thymoites expulsusa cobweb spider
Thymoites marxia cobweb spider
Thymoites pallidusa cobweb spider
Thymoites unimaculatusa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEBassaniana versicolora bark crab spider
Mecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Xysticus funestusa ground crab spider