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

50 species for Madison County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Araneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHELIFERIDAEChelifer cancroidesHouse Pseudoscorpion
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira amoenaOrange antmimic
Castianeira descriptaRed-spotted antmimic
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAECesonia bilineataa stealthy ground spider
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pocockiA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEFrontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEHogna carolinensisCarolina wolf spider
Hogna frondicolaa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Pardosa saxatilisa thinlegged wolf spider
Rabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Tigrosa annexaa wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus silvanusa cave cobweb spider
Nesticus gertschia cave cobweb spider
Nesticus templetonia cave cobweb spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Theromaster brunneus
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Dolomedes vittatusa fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEMaevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Marpissa formosaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Phidippus unidentified species
Phidippus regiusRegal Jumper
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum aldrichi
Leiobunum vittatum
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha caudataa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Neospintharus trigonuma cobweb spider
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Argyrodes plutoa robber spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Xysticus punctatusa ground crab spider
Armoured harvestmenTRIAENONYCHIDAEFumontana deprehendor
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion