Arachnids of North Carolina
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Scientific Name: Common Name: Family (Alpha):

37 species for Cherokee County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEBarronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Antrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEMangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pococki - western cladeA Lampshade Spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa pulchraa wolf spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus shearia cave cobweb spider
Nesticus cooperiLost Nantahala Cave Spider
Nesticus coyleia cave cobweb spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEChinattus parvulusa jumping spider
Naphrys pulexa jumping spider
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Metacyrba taeniolaa jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Phidippus regiusRegal Jumper
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum calcar
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAETheridion albiduma cobweb spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Theridion glaucescensa cobweb spider
Thymoites unimaculatusa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Ozyptila monroensisa crab spider
Xysticus funestusa ground crab spider
Armoured harvestmenTRIAENONYCHIDAEFumontana deprehendor
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion