Arachnids of North Carolina
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24 species for Pender County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Acanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Araneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEAllocosa funereaa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Rabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Schizocosa saltatrixa wolf spider
Tigrosa annexaa wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Geolycosa pikeia burrowing wolf spider
Varacosa avaraa wolf spider
Pirata ivieia pirate wolf spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEPeucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina undulataa nursery web spider
Pisaurina brevipes
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAETetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge argyrobaptaMabel's Orchard Orb Weaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEParasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider