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

64 species for Wayne County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena maculataa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana veloxa ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Argiope trifasciataBanded garden spider, Banded Argiope
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gea heptagonan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Larinia directaan orbweaver
Micrathena sagittataArrowshaped Micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
No Colloquial NameCHEIRACANTHIIDAECheiracanthium inclusumagrarian sac spider
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira unidentified speciesantlike runners
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEEmblyna sublataa mesh web spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAESosticus insularisa ground spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAENeriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEHogna lentaField wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaa wolf spider
Schizocosa saltatrixa wolf spider
Schizocosa floridanaa wolf spider
Pardosa pauxillaa thinlegged wolf spider
No Colloquial NameNEPHILIDAETrichonephila clavipesGolden Silk orbweaver
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes salticusstriped lynx spider
Oxyopes scalarisWestern lynx spider
Peucetia viridansgreen lynx spider
Oxyopes cougara lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus praelustrisCanadian crab spider
Philodromus floridensisa running crab spider
Philodromus unidentified speciesrunning crab spiders
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEPisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEHentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Hentzia palmarumLongjawed jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Maevia inclemensDimorphic jumping spider
Paraphidippus aurantiusEmerald jumping spider
Phidippus audaxBold jumper, Daring jumping spider
Sarinda hentzian antmimic jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Tutelina elegansa jumping spider
Zygoballus sexpunctatusa jumping spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha viridisGreen longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAnelosimus studiosusa cobweb spider
Latrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Theridion differensa cobweb spider
Theridion frondeuma cobweb spider
Theridion murariuma cobweb spider
Wamba crispulus
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumena vatiagoldenrod crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
No Colloquial NameTRACHELIDAETrachelas unidentified speciescuspuled spiders
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusfeatherlegged orbweaver