Arachnids of North Carolina
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16 species for Catawba County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira longipalpamanybanded antmimic
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAELyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Peckhamia picataan antmimic jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAETheridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider