Arachnids of North Carolina
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37 species for Rowan County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis pennsylvanicaa grass spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena celera ghost spider
Anyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusumagrarian sac spider
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEDictyna volucripesa mesh web spider
Wafer-lid Trapdoor SpidersEUCTENIZIDAEMyrmekiaphila foliatawafer-lid trapdoor spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAENeriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPardosa milvinaa thinlegged wolf spider spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusstriped lynx spider
Oxyopes scalarisWestern lynx spider
Peucetia viridansgreen lynx spider
Oxyopes cougara lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAnasaitis canosaTwinflagged jumper
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Sassacus cyaneusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Tutelina hartia jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Theridion albiduma cobweb spider
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumessus oblongusa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusfeatherlegged orbweaver