Arachnids of North Carolina
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129 species for Chatham County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis kastonia grass spider
Agelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Agelenopsis utahanaa grass spider
Barronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Agelenopsis unidentified species
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Wulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Anyphaena unidentified species
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Araniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora maculataGreenlegged orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Ocrepeira ectypaAsterisk spider
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Hypsosinga funebrisan orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusumagrarian sac spider
CHTHONIIDAEEphippiochthonius tetrachelatus
Kleptochthonius multispinosus
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEElaver exceptaa sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira cingulatatwobanded antmimic
Castianeira longipalpamanybanded antmimic
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAELibitioides sayiSay's Armored Harvestman
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAELathys maculinaa mesh web spider
Emblyna sublataa mesh web spider
Wafer-lid Trapdoor SpidersEUCTENIZIDAEMyrmekiaphila foliatawafer-lid trapdoor spider
No Colloquial NameFILISTATIDAEKukulcania hibernalisSouthern house spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEDrassyllus novusa ground spider
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Sergiolus capulatusVariegated Ground Spider
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAENeoantistea agilisa comb-tailed spider
HALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Ummidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus similisa dwarf spider
Erigone dentigera
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEArctosa littoralisShoreline wolf spider
Gladicosa pulchraa wolf spider
Hogna carolinensisCarolina wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaa thinlegged wolf spider spider
Rabidosa rabidaa wolf spider
Schizocosa crassipesa wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameNEOBISIIDAEMicrobisium parvulum
Novobisium carolinense
NEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes aglossusa lynx spider
Oxyopes scalarisWestern lynx spider
Peucetia viridansgreen lynx spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEErebomaster acanthinus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Philodromus unidentified speciesrunning crab spiders
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus annulatusa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus umbratilisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Dolomedes vittatusa fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Pisaurina brevipesa nursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEEris militarisBronze jumping spider
Naphrys pulexa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Marpissa pikeiPike Slender Jumper
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
MaeviaMaevia undescribed species B
Tutelina n sp 2a jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAEHadrobunus maculosus
Leiobunum flavum
Leiobunum vittatum
Leiobunum euserratipalpe
SEGESTRIIDAEAriadna bicolora tube-dwelling spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAEDolichognatha pentagonaa longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha caudataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha viridisGreen longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha unidentified species
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Hentziectypus globosusa cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Phoroncidia americana
Steatoda triangulosacheckered cobweb weaver
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Chrysso albomaculataa cobweb spider
Ray SpidersTHERIDIOSOMATIDAETheridiosoma gemmosumRay spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Ozyptila monroensisa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus fraternusa ground crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusfeatherlegged orbweaver