Arachnids of North Carolina
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100 species for Scotland County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Acanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope floridaSilver Argiope, Florida Argiope
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Cyclosa turbinatahumped trashline orbweaver
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Eustala emertonian orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Cyclosa carolia trashline spider
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona obesaa leafcurling sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira cingulatatwobanded antmimic
Castianeira unidentified speciesantlike runners
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAELathys maculinaa mesh web spider
No Colloquial NameFILISTATIDAEKukulcania hibernalisSouthern house spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAECesonia bilineataa stealthy ground spider
Gnaphosa sericataa ground spider
Micaria unidentified speciesan antlike ground spider
Sergiolus capulatusVariegated Ground Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus similisa dwarf spider
Styloctetor purpurescensa dwarf spider
Agyneta parvaa sheetweb weaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa gulosaa wolf spider
Gladicosa pulchraa wolf spider
Hogna carolinensisCarolina wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Pardosa saxatilisa thinlegged wolf spider
Rabidosa hentzia wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Geolycosa pikeia burrowing wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus puritanusa pirate spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes aglossusa lynx spider
Oxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus keyserlingia running crab spider
Philodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Tibellus unidentified speciesa slender crab spider
Philodromus vulgaris
Philodromus laticepsa running crab spider
Philodromus unidentified speciesrunning crab spiders
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus unidentified speciesa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Dolomedes vittatusa fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Pisaurina undulataa nursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEHabronattus agilisa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Synemosyna formicaan antmimic jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Phidippus unidentified species
Phidippus apacheanusApache Jumping Spider
No Colloquial NameSCYTODIDAEScytodes atlacoyaa spitting spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha guatemalensisa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha viridisGreen longjawed orbweaver
Leucauge argyrobaptaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Euryopis funebrisa cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Neospintharus trigonuma cobweb spider
Phylloneta pictipesa cobweb spider
Steatoda grossafalse black widow
Theridion flavonotatuma cobweb spider
Theridion murariuma cobweb spider
Thymoites unimaculatusa cobweb spider
Chrysso albomaculataa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumena vatiagoldenrod crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
No Colloquial NameTRACHELIDAETrachelas unidentified speciescuspuled spiders
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver