Arachnids of North Carolina
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Scientific Name: Common Name: Family (Alpha):

49 species for Watauga County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis pennsylvanicaa grass spider
Hacklemesh WeaversAMAUROBIIDAECybaeopsis armipotensa hackledmesh weaver
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus nordmannian orbweaver
Araneus saevusan orbweaver
Araniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCICURINIDAECicurina arcuataa mesh web spider
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona abbotia leafcurling sac spider
Elaver exceptaa sac spider
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECybaeus silicisa cybaeid
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAENeoantistea magnaa comb-tailed spider
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pococki - northeast cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus fissicepsa dwarf spider
Lepthyphantes intricatus
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAERabidosa rabidaa wolf spider
No Colloquial NameMICROHEXURIDAEMicrohexura montivagaSpruce-fir Moss Spider
NEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus carolinensisLinville Caverns Spider
No Colloquial NamePHALANGIIDAEOdiellus nubivagus
Odiellus pictus
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAETheromaster brunneus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus rufusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEScotinella formica
Phrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
SABACONIDAESabacon cavicolens
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEMaevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina flavipesa jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipeshammerjawed jumper
MaeviaMaevia undescribed species B
Maevia undescribed species DMaevia undescribed species D
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum nigropalpi
Leiobunum ventricosum
Leiobunum vittatum
Nelima elegans
TARACIDAECrosbycus dasycnemus
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAsagena americanaTwospotted cobweb spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Phoroncidia americana
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Enoplognatha ovataCommon Candy-striped Spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumena vatiagoldenrod crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider