Arachnids of North Carolina
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26 species for Pitt County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena maculataa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEArgiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPardosa milvinaa thinlegged wolf spider spider
Rabidosa rabidaa wolf spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes aglossusa lynx spider
Oxyopes salticusstriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansgreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus floridensisa running crab spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina miranursery web spider
Dolomedes unidentified species
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAELyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipeshammerjawed jumper
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAEHadrobunus maculosus
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAnelosimus studiosusa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Xysticus funestusa ground crab spider