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

42 species for Craven County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEWulfila albensa ghost spider
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
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAELibitioides sayiSay's Armored Harvestman
Libitioides ornataOrnate Armored Harvestman
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAENeriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAERabidosa rabidaa wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansgreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus mineria running crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
Philodromus floridensisa running crab spider
Philodromus unidentified speciesrunning crab spiders
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Pisaurina brevipesa nursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumper
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Marpissa lineataa jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Synemosyna formicaan antmimic jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAnelosimus studiosusa cobweb spider
Episinus amoenusa cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Thymoites unimaculatusa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusfeatherlegged orbweaver