Arachnids of North Carolina
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200 species for Swain County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis pennsylvanicaa grass spider
Agelenopsis utahanaa grass spider
Barronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Coras montanusa funnel weaver
Wadotes bimucronatus
Wadotes calcaratusa funnel weaver
Wadotes deceptis
Wadotes hybridusa funnel weaver
Wadotes tennesseensisa funnel weaver
Coras aerialisa funnel weaver
Coras cavernoruma funnel weaver
Coras tennesseensisa funnel weaver
Hacklemesh WeaversAMAUROBIIDAECybaeopsis armipotensa hackledmesh weaver
Cybaeopsis pantopla a hackledmesh weaver
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAcacesia hamatadifoliate orbweaver
Araneus bonsallae
Araneus cingulatusan orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus miniatusBlack-spotted Orbweaver
Araneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Araniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Eustala anasteraHumpbacked orbweaver
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Mangora maculataGreenlegged orbweaver
Mangora placidatuftlegged orbweaver
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAEStrotarchus piscatoriusa longlegged sac spider
CHERNETIDAEMirochernes dentatus
CHTHONIIDAEApochthonius moestus
Kleptochthonius crosbyi
Kleptochthonius multispinosus
CICURINIDAECicurina arcuataa mesh web spider
Cicurina breviariaa mesh web spider
Cicurina brevisa mesh web spider
Cicurina bryantaea mesh web spider
Cicurina minimaa mesh web spider
Cicurina placidaa mesh web spider
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona obesaa leafcurling sac spider
Elaver exceptaa sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira cingulatatwobanded antmimic
Castianeira longipalpamanybanded antmimic
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECybaeus patritusa cybaeid
Cryphoeca montanaa comb-tailed spider
Calymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAELathys maculinaa mesh web spider
Emblyna decaprini a me
Lathys foxia mesh web spider
Wafer-lid Trapdoor SpidersEUCTENIZIDAEMyrmekiaphila fluviatiliswafer-lid trapdoor spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAECallilepis plutoa ground spider
Gnaphosa sericataa ground spider
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Marinarozelotes lyonnetino common name
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAENeoantistea magnaa comb-tailed spider
Neoantistea agilisa comb-tailed spider
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pocockiA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pococki - western cladeA Lampshade Spider
Hypochilus pococki - central cladeA Lampshade Spider
LEPTONETIDAEAppaleptoneta comaa cave spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus alticepsa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus carinatusa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus fissicepsa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus laetabilisa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus laetusa dwarf spider
Ceraticelus similisa dwarf spider
Ceratinops carolinusa dwarf spider
Ceratinopsidis formosaa dwarf spider
Ceratinopsis laticepsa dwarf spider
Ceratinopsis nigripalpisa dwarf spider
Collinsia oxypaederotipusa dwarf spider
Dicymbium elongatuma dwarf spider
Diplocentria hibernaa dwarf spider
Epiceraticelus fluvialisa dwarf spider
Erigone autumnalisa dwarf spider
Gonatium crassipalpuma dwarf spider
Grammonota inornataa dwarf spider
Grammonota ornataa dwarf spider
Horcotes uncinatusa dwarf spider
Mermessus bryantaea dwarf spider
Mermessus tridentatusa dwarf spider
Origanates rostratusa dwarf spider
Walckenaeria directamoney spider
Walckenaeria pallidaa dwarf spider
Walckenaeria spiralisa dwarf spider
Agyneta angulataa sheetweb weaver
Agyneta micaria
Agyneta semipallidaa sheetweb weaver
Agyneta unimaculataa sheetweb weaver
Bathyphantes bishopia sheetweb weaver
Bathyphantes pallidusa sheetweb weaver
Centromerus denticulatusa sheetweb weaver
Centromerus latidensa sheetweb weaver
Centromerus sylvaticus
Centromerus tennapexa sheetweb weaver
Florinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Pityohyphantes costatushammock spider
Tapinopa unidentified speciesa sheetweb weaver
Taranucnus ornithesa sheetweb weaver
Tennesseellum formicaAntlike sheetweaver
Tenuiphantes sabulosusa sheetweb weaver
Tenuiphantes zebraa sheetweb weaver
Agyneta barrowsia sheetweb weaver
Agyneta fabraa sheetweb weaver
Scironis tarsalisTarsal Sheet-web Weaver
Emertongone montiferaLineweaving spider
Traematosisis bispinosusa dwarf spider
Helophora insignisa dwarf spider
Blestia sarcocuona dwarf spider
Tapinocyba unidentified speciesa dwarf spider
Acanthoneta furcataa sheetweb weaver
Tapinopa bilineataa sheetweb weaver
Walckenaeria subspiralisa dwarf spider
Lepthyphantes unidentified species
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa gulosaa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Piratula insularisa pirate wolf spider
Pirata montanusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata sedentariusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata suwaneusa pirate wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Schizocosa bilineataa wolf spider
Trabeops aurantiacusa wolf spider
Pirata alachuusa pirate wolf spider
Alopecosa aculeataa wolf spider
Pardosa atlanticaa thinlegged wolf spider spider
No Colloquial NameMICROHEXURIDAEMicrohexura montivagaSpruce-fir Moss Spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEEro leoninaa pirate spider
No Colloquial NameNEOBISIIDAEMicrobisium brunneum
Microbisium parvulum
Microcreagris atlantica
Novobisium carolinense
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus silvanusa cave cobweb spider
Nesticus reclususa cave cobweb spider
Nesticus cherokeea cave cobweb spider
No Colloquial NamePHALANGIIDAEOdiellus nubivagus
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Theromaster brunneus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus rufusa running crab spider
Philodromus peninsulanusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus alariusa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus borealisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus illudensa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus unidentified speciesa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEAttidops youngia jumping spider
Eris militarisBronze jumping spider
Ghelna canadensisa jumping spider
Chinattus parvulusa jumping spider
Naphrys pulexa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina flavipesa jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Salticus scenicusZebra jumper
Sassacus cyaneusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Habronattus borealisa jumping spider
Pelegrina montanaa jumping spider
Menemerus bivitattusgray wall jumper
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum calcar
Hadrobunus fusiformis
SEGESTRIIDAEAriadna bicolora tube-dwelling spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEDipoena nigraa cobweb spider
Hentziectypus globosusa cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Neospintharus trigonuma cobweb spider
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Rhomphaea fictiliuma cobweb spider
Robertus ripariusa cobweb spider
Spintharus flavidusa cobweb spider
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Cryptachaea porteria cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEBassaniana versicolora bark crab spider
Mecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Xysticus fraternusa ground crab spider
Ozyptila distansa crab spider
No Colloquial NameTRACHELIDAETrachelas similisa cuspuled spider
Armoured harvestmenTRIAENONYCHIDAEFumontana deprehendor
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion
False Wolf Spiders & Wandering SpidersZOROPSIDAELiocranoides coylei