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

44 species for Iredell County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis pennsylvanicaGrass spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena celera ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Wulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus alboventrisan orbweaver
Argiope aurantiaYellow Garden Spider
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusuma longlegged sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira longipalpaMany-banded antmimic
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEEmblyna sublataa mesh web spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa cork-lid trapdoor spider
Ummidia rongodwinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAERabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEErebomaster acanthinus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus alariusa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus minutusa phrurolithid
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAELyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheaa jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAETetragnatha laboriosaSilver longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Euryopis funebrisa cobweb spider
Neospintharus trigonuma cobweb spider
Theridion murariuma cobweb spider
Theridula emertonia cobweb spider
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion