Arachnids of North Carolina
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17 species for Craven County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Metazygia carolinalisan orbweaver
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEElaver exceptaa sac spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus mineria running crab spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina brevipes
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAESynemosyna formicaan antmimic jumping spider
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEThymoites unimaculatusa cobweb spider