Arachnids of North Carolina
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62 species for Surry County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Acanthepeira stellataStar-bellied orb weaver
Araneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus cingulatusan orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Araneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Araniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Cyclosa conicaa trashline spider
Cyclosa turbinatahumped trashline orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusuma longlegged sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira crocataRed-spotted antmimic
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEFlorinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPirata aspiransa pirate wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus tenneesseensisa cave cobweb spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusStriped lynx spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEEris militarisBronze jumping spider
Hentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Phidippus princepsa jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Sarinda hentzian antmimic jumping spider
Tutelina elegansa jumping spider
Tutelina hartia jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Meta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha elongataa longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha stramineaa longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEArgyrodes elevatusa dewdrop spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Spintharus flavidusa cobweb spider
Steatoda triangulosaa cobweb spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Theridion pennsylvanicuma cobweb spider
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver