Arachnids of North Carolina
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28 species for Dare County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEBarronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena celera ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEArgiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
No Colloquial NameBUTHIDAECentruroides vittatusStriped Bark Scorpion
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEMicaria longipesan antlike ground spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEArctosa littoralisShoreline wolf spider
Hogna antelucanaa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Rabidosa carranaa wolf spider
Tigrosa helluoa wolf spider
Geolycosa pikeia burrowing wolf spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus floridensisa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAELyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
Metacyrba floridanaa jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge argyrobaptaMabel's Orchard Orb Weaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Theridion glaucescensa cobweb spider
Latrodectus unidentified species
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEXysticus feroxa ground crab spider