Arachnids of North Carolina
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38 species for Watauga County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis pennsylvanicaGrass spider
Hacklemesh WeaversAMAUROBIIDAECybaeopsis armipotensa hacklemesh weaver
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus nordmannian orbweaver
Araneus saevusan orbweaver
Araniella displicataSixspotted orbweaver
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Hypsosinga funebrisan orbweaver
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEClubiona abbotia leafcurling sac spider
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECybaeus silicisa cybaeid
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAECicurina arcuataa mesh web spider
Neoantistea magnaa comb-tailed spider
HYPOCHILIDAEHypochilus pococki - northeast cladeA Lampshade Spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAELepthyphantes intricatus
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAERabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
No Colloquial NameMICROHEXURIDAEMicrohexura montivagaspruce-fir moss spider
Scaffold Web SpidersNESTICIDAENesticus carolinensisLinville Caverns Spider
No Colloquial NamePHALANGIIDAEOdiellus nubivagus
Odiellus pictus
Armoured harvestmenPHALANGODIDAETheromaster brunneus
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus rufusa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus palustrisa phrurolithid
SABACONIDAESabacon cavicolens
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEMaevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Pelegrina flavipesa jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheaa jumping spider
Zygoballus rufipesHammerjawed jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum nigropalpi
Leiobunum ventricosum
Leiobunum vittatum
Nelima elegans
TARACIDAECrosbycus dasycnemus
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAETetragnatha laboriosaSilver longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAsagena americanaTwospotted cobweb weaver
Latrodectus mactansSouthern black widow
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMisumena vatiaGoldenrod crab spider