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

16 species for Franklin County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEBarronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEGasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAEStrotarchus piscatoriusa longlegged sac spider
HALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPirata suwaneusa pirate wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Prowling SpidersMITURGIDAEZora pumilaa prowling spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes unidentified species
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAELyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEParasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider