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

71 species for Halifax County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEDrassyllus covensisa ground spider
Drassyllus ellipesa ground spider
Drassyllus eremitusa ground spider
Drassyllus louisianusa ground spider
Sergiolus capulatusVariegated Ground Spider
Zelotes hentzia ground spider
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAECicurina arcuataa mesh web spider
Hahnia flaviceps
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus carinatusa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus laetabilisa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus minutusa dwarf spider
Epiceraticelus fluvialisa dwarf spider
Mermessus maculatusa dwarf spider
Origanates rostratusa dwarf spider
Scylaceus pallidusa dwarf spider
Agyneta parvaa sheetweb weaver
Centromerus cornupalpisa sheetweb weaver
Centromerus denticulatusa sheetweb weaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Tenuiphantes sabulosusa sheetweb weaver
Tusukuru hartlandianusa sheetweb weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEAllocosa funereaa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameMYSMENIDAEMicrodipoena guttataa minute clasping weaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Scotinella redempta
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEEris militarisBronze jumping spider
Naphrys pulexa jumping spider
Habronattus agilisa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Pelegrina exiguaa jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus mystaceusa jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Phidippus princepsa jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Tutelina elegansa jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Crustulina alteraa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Mecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Xysticus funestusa ground crab spider