Arachnids of North Carolina
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53 species for Columbus County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena maculataa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Wulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus partitusan orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Cyclosa turbinatahumped trashline orbweaver
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Eriophora ravillaTropical Orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusumagrarian sac spider
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAELibitioides sayiSay's Armored Harvestman
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEVaracosa avaraa wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusstriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansgreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus imbecillusa running crab spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina dubiaa nursery web spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Pisaurina undulataa nursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEHabronattus notialisa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum uxorium
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha guatemalensisa longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge argyrobaptaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEPhylloneta pictipesa cobweb spider
Steatoda grossafalse black widow
Theridion unidentified species
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Mecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusfeatherlegged orbweaver
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion