Arachnids of North Carolina
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79 species for Transylvania County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAECoras taugynusa funnel weaver
Folding Trapdoor SpidersANTRODIAETIDAEAntrodiaetus microunicolora foldingdoor spider
Antrodiaetus unicolora foldingdoor spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Anyphaena unidentified species
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus bicentenariuslichenmarked orbweaver
Araneus cingulatusan orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus saevusan orbweaver
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Trichonephila clavata Jorō Spider
No Colloquial NameCHTHONIIDAEKleptochthonius multispinosus
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Cybaeus unidentified species
HAHNIIDAECicurina breviariaa mesh web spider
HALONOPROCTIDAEUmmidia unidentified speciesa corklid trapdoor spider
Ummidia audouinia cork-lid trapdoor spider
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pocockiA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus laetabilisa dwarf spider
Epiceraticelus fluvialisa dwarf spider
Centromerus latidensa sheetweb weaver
Florinda coccineaBlack-tailed red sheetweaver, scarlet sheetweaver
Pityohyphantes costatushammock spider
Agyneta evadensa sheetweb weaver
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEPirata montanusa pirate wolf spider
Pirata sedentariusa pirate wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
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 tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted 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
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
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 frondeuma cobweb spider
Yunohamella lyricaa cobweb spider
Latrodectus unidentified species
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa celerSwift crab spider
Misumenoides formosipesWhitebanded crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Armoured harvestmenTRIAENONYCHIDAEFumontana deprehendor
No Colloquial NameVAEJOVIDAEVaejovis carolinianusSouthern Unstriped Scorpion