Arachnids of North Carolina
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127 species for Gates County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
No Colloquial Name
ACTINOPODIDAEActinopus rufipesredlegged purseweb spider
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis pennsylvanicaGrass spider
Coras medicinalisa funnel weaver
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena celera ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Wulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Anyphaena unidentified species
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Acanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Araneus bicentenariusGiant Lichen Orbweaver
Araneus bonsallae
Araneus guttulatusan orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Araneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Argiope aurantiaYellow Garden Spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Larinioides patagiatusan 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 domiciliorumRed-femured Spotted Orbweaver
Ocrepeira ectypaAsterisk spider
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Purseweb SpidersATYPIDAESphodros atlanticusAtlantic purseweb spider
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusuma longlegged sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira descriptaRed-spotted antmimic
Castianeira trilineataan antmimic
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAEVonones sayi
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAECesonia bilineataa stealthy ground spider
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Micaria unidentified speciesan antlike ground spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEMermessus maculatusa dwarf spider
Florinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Frontinella pyramitelaBowl and doily weaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa pulchraa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Rabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Tigrosa annexaa wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Tigrosa helluoa wolf spider
Trabeops aurantiacusa wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes aglossusa lynx spider
Oxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Oxyopes scalarisWestern lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus praelustrisCanadian crab spider
Tibellus duttonia slender crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineusWhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina dubiaa nursery web spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumping spider
Eris militarisBronze jumping spider
Habronattus coecatusa jumping spider
Habronattus decorusa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Marpissa pikeiPike Slender Jumper
Marpissa formosaa jumping spider
Metacyrba taeniolaa jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Peckhamia picataan antmimic jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheaa jumping spider
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 undatusTan jumping spider
Synemosyna formicaan antmimic jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Tutelina elegansa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSEGESTRIIDAEAriadna bicolora tube-dwelling spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaOrchard spider
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha guatemalensisa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha viridisGreen longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Dipoena nigraa cobweb spider
Euryopis funebrisa cobweb spider
Hentziectypus globosusa cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Neospintharus trigonuma cobweb spider
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Spintharus flavidusa cobweb spider
Steatoda grossaFalse black widow
Steatoda triangulosaa cobweb spider
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Theridula emertonia cobweb spider
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEBassaniana versicolora bark crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Xysticus fraternusa ground crab spider
Bassaniana unidentified speciesa bark crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver