Arachnids of North Carolina
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14 species for Pender County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Acanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Mangora placidaTuftlegged orbweaver
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAERabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Geolycosa pikeia burrowing wolf spider
Varacosa avaraa wolf spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina undulataa nursery web spider
Pisaurina brevipes
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider