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

47 species for Onslow County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena maculataa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Araneus bicentenariusGiant Lichen Orbweaver
Araneus gadusan orbweaver
Argiope aurantiaYellow Garden Spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domiciliorumRed-femured Spotted Orbweaver
Trichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Eriophora ravillaTropical Orbweaver
No Colloquial NameFILISTATIDAEKukulcania hibernalisSouthern house spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEFrontinella pyramitelaBowl and doily weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa gulosaa wolf spider
Rabidosa hentzia wolf spider
Rabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Geolycosa pikeia burrowing wolf spider
Varacosa avaraa wolf spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAETibellus unidentified speciesa slender crab spider
Philodromus floridensisa running crab spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineusWhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusTan jumping spider
Plexippus paykullia jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCYTODIDAEScytodes atlacoyaa spitting spider
Giant Crab SpidersSPARASSIDAEHeteropoda venatoriaGiant crab spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaOrchard spider
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge argyrobaptaMabel's Orchard Orb Weaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider