Arachnids of North Carolina
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150 species for Carteret County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis emertonia grass spider
Agelenopsis unidentified species
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Arachosia cubanaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Lupettiana mordaxa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Araneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus juniperian orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Singa keyserlingian orbweaver
Purseweb SpidersATYPIDAESphodros atlanticusa purseweb spider
Sphodros rufipesredlegged purseweb spider
No Colloquial NameBUTHIDAECentruroides hentziHentz Striped Scorpion
CHEIRACANTHIIDAEStrotarchus piscatoriusa longlegged sac spider
CHERNETIDAEParachernes litoralis
Parachernes pulchellus
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEElaver exceptaa sac spider
Clubiona littoralisa leafcurling sac spider
Clubiona nicholsia leafcurling sac spider
Clubiona plumbia leafcurling sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira amoenaorange antmimic
Castianeira crucigeraan antlike runner
Castianeira vulnereaan antlike runner
Ogrefaced spiderDEINOPIDAEDeinopis spinosaOgrefaced Spider
No Colloquial NameDESIDAEMetaltella simoniSimon's metal spider
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAELathys albida
Dictyna gloriaa mesh web spider
Emblyna altimaraa mesh web spider
No Colloquial NameFILISTATIDAEKukulcania hibernalisSouthern house spider
GARYPINIDAESerianus carolinensis
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAECesonia bilineataa stealthy ground spider
Drassyllus adocetusa ground spider
Drassyllus aprilinusa ground spider
Drassyllus creolusa ground spider
Gnaphosa sericataa ground spider
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Micaria brownian antlike ground spider
Sergiolus capulatusVariegated Ground Spider
Sergiolus unimaculatusa ground spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Ummidia rongodwinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeratinopsis swaneaa dwarf spider
Grammonota texanaa dwarf spider
Grammonota trivittataa dwarf spider
Idionella anomalaa dwarf spider
Idionella sclerataa dwarf spider
Mermessus albulusa dwarf spider
Mermessus fradeoruma dwarf spider
Tutaibo anglicanusa dwarf spider
Agyneta serrataa sheetweb weaver
Anibontes mimusa sheetweb weaver
Tennesseellum formicaAntlike sheetweaver
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
Rabidosa carranaa wolf spider
Schizocosa humilis ?a wolf spider
Tigrosa annexaa wolf spider
Trochosa abditaa wolf spider
Alopecosa unidentified species
Geolycosa pikeia burrowing wolf spider
Varacosa avaraa wolf spider
Pirata apalacheusa pirate wolf spider
Schizocosa salsa a wolf spider
Varacosa shenandoaa wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameNEOBISIIDAEMicrobisium parvulum
NEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
OONOPIDAEScaphioides minuta
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes apolloa lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus praelustrisCanadian crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
Tibellus oblongusa slender crab spider
Tibellus unidentified speciesa slender crab spider
Philodromus minutusa running crab spider
Philodromus floridensisa running crab spider
Philodromus undaruma running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
Psilochorus pullulus
Spermophora senoculataShort-bodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus illudensa phrurolithid
Scotinella brittoni
Phrurolithus emertonia phrurolithid
Phrurolithus pinturusa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumper
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
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Salticus scenicusZebra jumper
Sassacus cyaneusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Hakka himeshimensisa jumping spider
Paramaevia hobbsaea jumping spider
Neonella vinnulaa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCYTODIDAEScytodes atlacoyaa spitting spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAETetragnatha caudataa longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge argyrobaptaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAnelosimus studiosusa cobweb spider
Argyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Latrodectus geometricusBrown widow
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Steatoda grossafalse black widow
Theridion dividuuma cobweb spider
Theridion murariuma cobweb spider
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider
Wamba crispulus
Rhomphaea projiciensa cobweb spider
Thymoites expulsusa cobweb spider
Thymoites marxia cobweb spider
Thymoites pallidusa cobweb spider
Thymoites unimaculatusa cobweb spider
Theridion australea cobweb spider
Coleosoma normaleant mimic spider
Phycosoma lineatipesa 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