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

18 species for Mecklenburg County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAECoras medicinalisa funnel weaver
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Argiope aurantiaYellow Garden Spider
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAELathys albida
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEErigone autumnalisa dwarf spider
Mermessus tridentatusa dwarf spider
Centromerus cornupalpisa sheetweb weaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEParasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Robertus frontatusa cobweb spider
Pholcomma barnesia cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEBassaniana floridanaa bark crab spider
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion