Arachnids of North Carolina
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16 species for Vance County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEFrontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus laticepsa running crab spider
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEPhidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Phidippus cardinalisCardinal jumper
Phidippus otiosusa jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Salticus scenicusZebra jumper
Tutelina hartia jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Theridula opulentaa cobweb spider