Arachnids of North Carolina
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100 species for Transylvania County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
No Colloquial Name
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAECoras taugynusa funnel weaver
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Antrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena celera ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Anyphaena unidentified species
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus cingulatusan orbweaver
Araneus juniperian orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus saevusan orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisspined Micrathena
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Ocrepeira ectypaAsterisk spider
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
No Colloquial NameCHTHONIIDAEKleptochthonius multispinosus
CICURINIDAECicurina breviariaa mesh web spider
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Cybaeus unidentified species
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Sosticus insularisa ground spider
No Colloquial NameHALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Ummidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pococki - central cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus laetabilisa dwarf spider
Epiceraticelus fluvialisa dwarf spider
Centromerus latidensa sheetweb weaver
Florinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Pityohyphantes costatushammock spider
Agyneta evadensa sheetweb weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa gulosaa wolf spider
Pirata montanusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata sedentariusa pirate wolf spider
Rabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaa wolf spider
Tigrosa annexaa wolf spider
Schizocosa unidentified species
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavata an orbweaver
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus nasicusa cave cobweb spider
Nesticus sp. 1a cave cobweb spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes aglossusa lynx spider
Peucetia viridansgreen lynx spider
No Colloquial NamePHALANGIIDAEOdiellus pictus
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAEBishopella laciniosa
Theromaster brunneus
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
Phrurotimpus umbratilisa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Dolomedes vittatusa fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEChinattus parvulusa jumping spider
Naphrys pulexa jumping spider
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Peckhamia picataan antmimic jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Phidippus whitmaniWhitman's jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Tutelina elegansa jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum calcar
Leiobunum nigropalpi
Hadrobunus fusiformis
TARACIDAEHesperonemastoma kepharti
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Meta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEEpisinus amoenusa cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Neospintharus trigonuma cobweb spider
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Phylloneta pictipesa cobweb spider
Platnickina alabamensis
Spintharus flavidusa cobweb spider
Theridion albiduma cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Latrodectus unidentified species
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Mecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Armoured harvestmenTRIAENONYCHIDAEFumontana deprehendor
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion