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

20 species for Forsyth County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Mastophora bisaccata
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira unidentified speciesan antmimic
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAELyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheaa jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum aldrichi
Leiobunum vittatum
SICARIIDAELoxosceles reclusaBrown Recluse
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAERhomphaea fictiliuma cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider