Arachnids of North Carolina
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95 species for Johnston County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
No Colloquial NameACTINOPODIDAEActinopus rufipesredlegged purseweb spider
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEBarronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Hibana futilisa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Argiope aurantiaYellow Garden Spider
Cyclosa turbinatahumped trashline orbweaver
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHTHONIIDAEEphippiochthonius tetrachelatus
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira longipalpaMany-banded antmimic
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAELathys maculinaa mesh web spider
Emblyna sublataa mesh web spider
No Colloquial NameDYSDERIDAEDysdera crocataWoodlouse Hunter
FILISTATIDAEKukulcania hibernalisSouthern house spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEDrassyllus aprilinusa ground spider
Drassyllus eremitusa ground spider
Sergiolus unimaculatusa ground spider
Camillina pulchraa stealthy ground spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEEridantes erigonoides
Erigone autumnalisa dwarf spider
Erigone dentigera
Mermessus maculatusa dwarf spider
Origanates rostratusa dwarf spider
Florinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Frontinella pyramitelaBowl and doily weaver
Liocranid Sac SpidersLIOCRANIDAEAgroeca pratensis
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEHogna lentaField wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Pirata alachuusa pirate wolf spider
Schizocosa floridanaa wolf spider
No Colloquial NameMYSMENIDAEMicrodipoena guttataa minute clasping weaver
Wall spidersOECOBIIDAEOecobius cellariorum
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus keyserlingia running crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Scotinella redempta
Phrurotimpus annulatusa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus umbratilisa phrurolithid
Scotinella fratrella
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumping spider
Naphrys pulexa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Marpissa lineataa jumping spider
Marpissa formosaa jumping spider
Metacyrba taeniolaa jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheaa jumping spider
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusTan jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Metacyrba floridanaa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCYTODIDAEScytodes atlacoyaa spitting spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaOrchard spider
Tetragnatha guatemalensisa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAnelosimus studiosusa cobweb spider
Argyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Euryopis funebrisa cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Steatoda grossaFalse black widow
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Theridion flavonotatuma cobweb spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Theridion glaucescensa cobweb spider
Theridion murariuma cobweb spider
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Thymoites marxia cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Xysticus funestusa ground crab spider
No Colloquial NameTRACHELIDAETrachelas unidentified species
Trachelas volutusa Broad-faced Sac Spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver