Arachnids of North Carolina
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37 species for Swain County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis pennsylvanicaa grass spider
Barronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus bonsallae
Araneus cingulatusan orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHERNETIDAEMirochernes dentatus
CHTHONIIDAEApochthonius moestus
Kleptochthonius crosbyi
Kleptochthonius multispinosus
CYBAEIDAECryphoeca montanaa comb-tailed spider
Calymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
HAHNIIDAECicurina bryantaea mesh web spider
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pocockiA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pococki - western cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECentromerus sylvaticus
Agyneta fabraa sheetweb weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPiratula insularisa pirate wolf spider
Pirata sedentariusa pirate wolf spider
No Colloquial NameMICROHEXURIDAEMicrohexura montivagaa tiny funnelweb spider
NEOBISIIDAEMicrobisium brunneum
Microbisium parvulum
Microcreagris atlantica
Novobisium carolinense
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus silvanusa cave cobweb spider
Nesticus reclususa cave cobweb spider
Nesticus cooperiLost Nantahala Cave Spider
Nesticus cherokeea cave cobweb spider
No Colloquial NamePHALANGIIDAEOdiellus nubivagus
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Theromaster brunneus
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus illudensa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
SCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum calcar
Hadrobunus fusiformis
Armoured harvestmenTRIAENONYCHIDAEFumontana deprehendor
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion