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

21 species for Gaston County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEBarronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus niveus
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEThallumetus pineusa mesh web spider
No Colloquial NameDYSDERIDAEDysdera crocataWoodlouse Hunter
HALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEAgyneta micaria
Liocranid Sac SpidersLIOCRANIDAEAgroeca unidentified species
Prowling SpidersMITURGIDAEZora pumilaa prowling spider
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEEbo latithorax
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEParaphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAEDolichognatha pentagonaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEDipoena nigraa cobweb spider
Faiditus cancellatusa cobweb spider
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Phoroncidia americana
Wamba crispulus