Arachnids of North Carolina
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218 species for Durham County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis emertonia grass spider
Agelenopsis kastonia grass spider
Agelenopsis pennsylvanicaa grass spider
Agelenopsis utahanaa grass spider
Barronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Lupettiana mordaxa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Wulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Acanthepeira cherokeean orbweaver
Acanthepeira marion
Araneus alboventrisan orbweaver
Araneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Araneus nordmannian orbweaver
Araneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Araneus tuscarora
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Cyclosa conicaa trashline spider
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Hypsosinga rubensan orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Araneus unidentified species
Purseweb SpidersATYPIDAESphodros rufipesredlegged purseweb spider
No Colloquial NameBUTHIDAECentruroides hentziHentz Striped Scorpion
CHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusuma longlegged sac spider
CHTHONIIDAEApochthonius moestus
Chthonius paludis
Kleptochthonius multispinosus
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona abbotia leafcurling sac spider
Elaver exceptaa sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira longipalpaMany-banded antmimic
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAEVonones sayi
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAELathys immaculataa mesh web spider
Lathys maculinaa mesh web spider
Emblyna sublataa mesh web spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEDrassyllus aprilinusa ground spider
Drassyllus covensisa ground spider
Drassyllus creolusa ground spider
Drassyllus ellipesa ground spider
Drassyllus eremitusa ground spider
Drassyllus novusa ground spider
Gnaphosa fontinalisa ground spider
Micaria elizabethaean antlike ground spider
Zelotes duplexa ground spider
Zelotes pullusa ground spider
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAECicurina arcuataa mesh web spider
Neoantistea agilisa comb-tailed spider
Hahnia flaviceps
HALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Ummidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Ummidia neilgaimania cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEAnthrobia acuminataa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus carinatusa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus emertonia dwarf spider
Ceraticelus laetabilisa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus savannusa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus similisa dwarf spider
Disembolus corneliaea dwarf spider
Erigone autumnalisa dwarf spider
Gonatium crassipalpuma dwarf spider
Mermessus maculatusa dwarf spider
Mermessus tridentatusa dwarf spider
Origanates rostratusa dwarf spider
Walckenaeria carolinaa dwarf spider
Agyneta angulataa sheetweb weaver
Agyneta micaria
Agyneta parvaa sheetweb weaver
Bathyphantes pallidusa sheetweb weaver
Centromerus latidensa sheetweb weaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Tenuiphantes sabulosusa sheetweb weaver
Wubana drassoidesa sheetweb weaver
Tusukuru hartlandianusa sheetweb weaver
Souessoula parvaa dwarf spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEAllocosa funereaa wolf spider
Geolycosa fatifera
Gladicosa pulchraa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Pardosa saxatilisa thinlegged wolf spider
Piratula insularisa pirate wolf spider
Pirata sedentariusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata suwaneusa pirate wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Schizocosa crassipesa wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Schizocosa saltatrixa wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Trabeops aurantiacusa wolf spider
Trebacosa marxia wolf spider
Pirata alachuusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata apalacheusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata ivieia pirate wolf spider
Pirata spinigera pirate wolf spider
Pardosa lapidicinaa thinlegged wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameMYSMENIDAEMicrodipoena guttataa minute clasping weaver
Maymena ambitaa minute clasping weaver
NEOBISIIDAEMicrobisium brunneum
Microbisium parvulum
Tuberocreagris lata
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAEEidmannella pallidaa cave cobweb spider
Wall spidersOECOBIIDAEOecobius cellarioruma flatmesh weaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes aglossusa lynx spider
Oxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Oxyopes cougara lynx spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEErebomaster acanthinus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus imbecillusa running crab spider
Philodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurolithus singulus
Phrurolithus unidentified species
Phrurotimpus alariusa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus certusa phrurolithid
Scotinella divinula
Scotinella redempta
Phrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus umbratilisa phrurolithid
Scotinella fratrella
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Pisaurina brevipes
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumper
Eris militarisBronze jumping spider
Ghelna canadensisa jumping spider
Naphrys pulexa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Marpissa lineataa jumping spider
Metacyrba taeniolaa jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Phidippus princepsa jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Plexippus paykullia jumping spider
Sassacus cyaneusa jumping spider
Sassacus papenhoeia jumping spider
Colonus puerperusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Tutelina elegansa jumping spider
Zygoballus nervosusa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
Metacyrba floridanaa jumping spider
Attinella concolora jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAEHadrobunus maculosus
Leiobunum flavum
Leiobunum nigropalpi
Leiobunum uxorium
Leiobunum vittatum
Leiobunum euserratipalpe
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAEGlenognatha foxia longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Pachygnatha furcillataa thickjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha caudataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha guatemalensisa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEChrosiothes jenningsia cobweb spider
Emertonella emertoni
Episinus amoenusa cobweb spider
Euryopis funebrisa cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Phoroncidia americana
Robertus ripariusa cobweb spider
Spintharus flavidusa cobweb spider
Steatoda grossaFalse black widow
Steatoda triangulosaa cobweb spider
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Theridula emertonia cobweb spider
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider
Crustulina alteraa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Mecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Xysticus funestusa ground crab spider
No Colloquial NameTITANOECIDAETitanoeca brunnea
TRACHELIDAEMeriola decepta
Trachelas similis
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEHyptiotes cavatusTriangle web spider