Arachnids of North Carolina
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44 species for Wilkes County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEAgelenopsis naeviaa grass spider
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEWulfila saltabundusa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Eustala emertonian orbweaver
Larinioides cornutusFurrow orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mangora spiculataan orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena gracilisSpined Micrathena, Five paired spider
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Antmimics and Ground Sac SpidersCORINNIDAECastianeira crocataRed-spotted antmimic
Wandering SpidersCTENIDAEAnahita punctulataa wandering spider
No Colloquial NameCYBAEIDAECalymmaria persicaa basket-web weaver
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEZelotes unidentified species
No Colloquial NameHAHNIIDAECicurina arcuataa mesh web spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAECeraticelus similisa dwarf spider
Frontinella pyramitelabowl and doily weaver
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEGladicosa gulosaa wolf spider
Gladicosa pulchraa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
No Colloquial NameNEOBISIIDAENovobisium carolinense
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes scriptusStriped fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEHentzia mitrataa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Attulus fascigera jumping spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum hoffmani
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Meta ovalisCave longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha laboriosasilver longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAELatrodectus variolusNorthern black widow
Theridion murariuma cobweb spider
Thymoites marxia cobweb spider
Crustulina alteraa cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAESynema parvuluma crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus fraternusa ground crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver