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

38 species for McDowell County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Coras montanusa funnel weaver
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEEustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira descriptaRed-spotted antmimic
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAEVonones sayi
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECybaeus giganteus
Calymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEZelotes hentzia ground spider
No Colloquial NameHYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus coyleiA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus sheariA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pococki - elk cladeA Lampshade Spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAETigrosa aspersaa wolf spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus brimleyia cave cobweb spider
Nesticus carolinensisLinville Caverns Spider
Nesticus gertschia cave cobweb spider
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Theromaster brunneus
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
No Colloquial NameSABACONIDAESabacon cavicolens
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAELyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
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 borealisa false widow spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumena vatiaGoldenrod crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider