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

63 species for McDowell County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Coras montanusa funnel weaver
Agelenopsis unidentified species
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena celera ghost spider
Anyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus saevusan orbweaver
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Hypsosinga rubensan orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira descriptaredspotted antmimic
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAELibitioides sayiSay's Armored Harvestman
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECybaeus giganteus
Calymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
DYSDERIDAEDysdera crocataWoodlouse Hunter
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEZelotes hentzia ground spider
No Colloquial NameHYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus coyleiA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus sheariA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pococki - elk cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEErigone dentigera
Florinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Pityohyphantes costatushammock spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAETigrosa aspersaa wolf spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus brimleyia cave cobweb spider
Nesticus carolinensisLinville Caverns Spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Theromaster brunneus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus praelustrisCanadian crab spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
No Colloquial NameSABACONIDAESabacon cavicolens
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEHentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Tutelina hartia jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipeshammerjawed jumper
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum calcar
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Meta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAENeospintharus trigonuma cobweb spider
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Rhomphaea fictiliuma cobweb spider
Steatoda borealisnorthern cobweb weaver
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumena vatiagoldenrod crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
No Colloquial NameTRACHELIDAETrachelas tranquillusa cuspuled spider