Arachnids of North Carolina
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170 species for Orange County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis emertonia grass spider
Agelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Agelenopsis pennsylvanicaa grass spider
Barronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Coras juvenilis
Agelenopsis unidentified species
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Wulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Araneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus nordmannian orbweaver
Araneus thaddeusLattice orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Eustala emertonian orbweaver
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Hypsosinga rubensan orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Mastophora phrynosomaToadlike Bolas Spider
Purseweb SpidersATYPIDAESphodros atlanticusa purseweb spider
No Colloquial NameCHELIFERIDAEDactylochelifer copiosusForest Chelifer
CHTHONIIDAEEphippiochthonius tetrachelatus
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira cingulataTwo-banded antmimic
Castianeira crocataRed-spotted antmimic
Castianeira longipalpaMany-banded antmimic
Armoured harvestmenCOSMETIDAEVonones sayi
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEEmblyna sublataa mesh web spider
Wafer-lid Trapdoor SpidersEUCTENIZIDAEMyrmekiaphila foliatawafer-lid trapdoor spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAECallilepis plutoa ground spider
Drassyllus ellipesa ground spider
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Micaria longipesan antlike ground spider
Micaria punctataan antlike ground spider
Sosticus insularisa ground spider
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAECicurina arcuataa mesh web spider
Neoantistea agilisa comb-tailed spider
HALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Ummidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
Ummidia carabivoraa cork-lid trapdoor spider
Ummidia neilgaimania cork-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus creolusa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus similisa dwarf spider
Origanates rostratusa dwarf spider
Centromerus denticulatusa sheetweb weaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Tenuiphantes sabulosusa sheetweb weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGeolycosa fatifera
Gladicosa gulosaa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Pirata suwaneusa pirate wolf spider
Rabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Tigrosa annexaa wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Tigrosa helluoa wolf spider
Gladicosa unidentified species
Schizocosa unidentified species
Pirata alachuusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata apalacheusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata hiteoruma pirate wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameMYSMENIDAEMicrodipoena guttataa minute clasping weaver
NEOBISIIDAEMicrobisium parvulum
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus unidentified speciesa cave cobweb spider
Eidmannella pallidaa cave cobweb spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes aglossusa lynx spider
Oxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus imbecillusa running crab spider
Philodromus minutusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus alariusa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus unidentified speciesa phrurolithid
Scotinella redempta
Scotinella unidentified species
Phrurotimpus annulatusa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus umbratilisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Dolomedes vittatusa fishing spider
Pisaurina dubiaa nursery web spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEEris militarisBronze jumping spider
Ghelna canadensisa jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Marpissa lineataa jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Pelegrina exiguaa jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus princepsa jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Sarinda hentzian antmimic jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Tutelina elegansa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
Phidippus pius
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAEHadrobunus maculosus
Leiobunum aldrichi
Leiobunum flavum
Leiobunum formosum
Leiobunum politum
Leiobunum uxorium
Leiobunum vittatum
Leiobunum euserratipalpe
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAEGlenognatha foxia longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Pachygnatha furcillataa thickjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha caudataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Episinus amoenusa cobweb spider
Euryopis funebrisa cobweb spider
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Rhomphaea fictiliuma cobweb spider
Robertus frontatusa cobweb spider
Spintharus flavidusa cobweb spider
Steatoda grossaFalse black widow
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Theridula emertonia cobweb spider
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider
Tidarren sisyphoidesa cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
No Colloquial NameTRACHELIDAEMeriola decepta
Trachelas similis
Trachelas tranquillusBroad-faced sac spider
Trachelas unidentified species
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEHyptiotes cavatusTriangle web spider