Arachnids of North Carolina
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115 species for Mecklenburg County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Coras medicinalisa funnel weaver
Agelenopsis unidentified species
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena celera ghost spider
Anyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Cyclosa conicaa trashline spider
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Ocrepeira ectypaAsterisk spider
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona abbotia leafcurling sac spider
Clubiona unidentified speciesa leafcurling sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira longipalpamanybanded antmimic
Castianeira unidentified speciesantlike runners
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAELathys albida
Emblyna sublataa mesh web spider
Thallumetus pineusa mesh web spider
No Colloquial NameDYSDERIDAEDysdera crocataWoodlouse Hunter
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAECallilepis plutoa ground spider
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Ummidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEErigone autumnalisa dwarf spider
Mermessus tridentatusa dwarf spider
Centromerus cornupalpisa sheetweb weaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEAllocosa funereaa wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Tigrosa annexaa wolf spider
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Philodromus praelustrisCanadian crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
Philodromus minutusa running crab spider
Philodromus unidentified speciesrunning crab spiders
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumper
Eris floridanaa jumping spider
Eris militarisBronze jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Marpissa lineataa jumping spider
Marpissa pikeiPike Slender Jumper
Metacyrba taeniolaa jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Phidippus princepsa jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Colonus puerperusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
Phidippus unidentified species
Tutelina unidentified speciesa jumping spider
Paramaevia hobbsaea jumping spider
Tutelina similisa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum vittatum
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Pachygnatha tristriataa thickjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAnelosimus studiosusa cobweb spider
Euryopis funebrisa cobweb spider
Latrodectus geometricusBrown widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Robertus frontatusa cobweb spider
Steatoda grossafalse black widow
Steatoda triangulosacheckered cobweb weaver
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Tidarren sisyphoidesa cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Pholcomma barnesia cobweb spider
Theridula unidentified speciesa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEBassaniana floridanaa bark crab spider
Bassaniana versicolora bark crab spider
Mecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Xysticus funestusa ground crab spider
No Colloquial NameTRACHELIDAETrachelas similisa cuspuled spider
Trachelas unidentified speciescuspuled spiders
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion