Arachnids of North Carolina
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24 species for Wayne County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEHibana veloxa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusuma longlegged sac spider
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEEmblyna sublataa mesh web spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAESosticus insularisa ground spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAENeriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEHogna lentaField wolf spider
Schizocosa saltatrixa wolf spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAELyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Sarinda hentzian antmimic jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Wamba crispulus
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver