Arachnids of North Carolina
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21 species for Nash County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEEustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
No Colloquial NameBUTHIDAECentruroides vittatusStriped Bark Scorpion
CHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusumagrarian sac spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPardosa milvinaa thinlegged wolf spider spider
Pirata piraticusPirate Otter Spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus unidentified speciesrunning crab spiders
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEEris militarisBronze jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Marpissa formosaa jumping spider
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipeshammerjawed jumper
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAETetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha viridisGreen longjawed orbweaver
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider