Arachnids of North Carolina
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32 species for Forsyth County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Mastophora bisaccata
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira unidentified speciesantlike runners
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAELibitioides sayiSay's Armored Harvestman
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEFrontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
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 galatheapeppered jumper
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum aldrichi
Leiobunum vittatum
SICARIIDAELoxosceles reclusaBrown Recluse
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha stramineaa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha unidentified species
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Rhomphaea fictiliuma cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider