Arachnids of North Carolina
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43 species for Henderson County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEArachosia cubanaa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Wulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Araneus alboventrisan orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusumagrarian sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira longipalpamanybanded antmimic
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEEmblyna sublataa mesh web spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus coyleiA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pococki - central cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEFlorinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPardosa milvinaa thinlegged wolf spider spider
Schizocosa crassipesa wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus brimleyia cave cobweb spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes unidentified species
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEMaevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Maevia undescribed species DMaevia undescribed species D
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum ventricosum
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Meta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEParasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Steatoda grossafalse black widow
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Thymoites unimaculatusa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider