Arachnids of North Carolina
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83 species for Wilson County

ColloquialfamilysciNamecomName
Funnel WeaversAGELENIDAEBarronopsis texanaa funnel weaver
Ghost SpidersANYPHAENIDAEAnyphaena fraternaa ghost spider
Anyphaena maculataa ghost spider
Anyphaena pectorosaa ghost spider
Hibana gracilisgarden ghost spider
Wulfila albensa ghost spider
Orb WeaversARANEIDAEAraneus cingulatusan orbweaver
Araneus marmoreusMarbled orbweaver
Araneus pegniaButterfly orbweaver
Argiope aurantiayellow garden spider
Eustala cepinaan orbweaver
Gasteracantha cancriformisSpinybacked orbweaver
Mangora gibberosaLined orbweaver
Mecynogea lemniscataBasilica orbweaver
Metepeira labyrintheaLabyrinth orbweaver
Micrathena mitratawhite micrathena
Neoscona arabescaArabesque orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaa spotted orbweaver
Neoscona domicilioruma spotted orbweaver
Ocrepeira ectypaAsterisk spider
Verrucosa arenataan orb weaver
Sac SpidersCLUBIONIDAEElaver exceptaa sac spider
No Colloquial NameDESIDAEMetaltella simoniSimon's metal spider
Mesh Web WeaversDICTYNIDAEEmblyna sublataa mesh web spider
No Colloquial NameFILISTATIDAEKukulcania hibernalisSouthern house spider
Ground SpidersGNAPHOSIDAEHerpyllus ecclesiasticusParson spider
Sheetweb and Dwarf SpidersLINYPHIIDAEErigone autumnalisa dwarf spider
Neriene radiataFilmy dome spider
Wolf SpidersLYCOSIDAEAllocosa funereaa wolf spider
Gladicosa pulchraa wolf spider
Hogna lentaField wolf spider
Pardosa milvinaShore spider
Rabidosa punctulataDotted wolf spider
Rabidosa rabidaRabid wolf spider
Schizocosa avidaa wolf spider
Schizocosa ocreataBrushlegged wolf spider
Tigrosa georgicolaa wolf spider
Pirate spidersMIMETIDAEMimetus notiusa pirate spider
Lynx SpidersOXYOPIDAEOxyopes scalarisWestern lynx spider
Peucetia viridansGreen lynx spider
Running Crab SpidersPHILODROMIDAEPhilodromus marxiMetallic crab spider
Philodromus rufusa running crab spider
Philodromus floridensisa running crab spider
No Colloquial NamePHOLCIDAEPholcus phalangioidesLongbodied cellar spider
PHRUROLITHIDAEPhrurotimpus annulatusa phrurolithid
Nursery Web SpidersPISAURIDAEDolomedes albineuswhitebanded fishing spider
Dolomedes tenebrosusDark fishing spider
Dolomedes tritonSix-spotted fishing spider
Dolomedes vittatusa fishing spider
Pisaurina miranursery web spider
Jumping SpidersSALTICIDAEEris militarisBronze jumping spider
Lyssomanes viridisMagnolia green jumper
Metacyrba taeniolaa jumping spider
Pelegrina galatheapeppered jumper
Pelegrina protervaa jumping spider
Phidippus clarusRed-backed jumping spider
Phidippus otiosusCanopy jumping spider
Phidippus putnamia jumping spider
Platycryptus undatusa jumping spider
Colonus sylvanusa jumping spider
Synageles noxiosusan antmimic jumping spider
Phidippus apacheanusApache Jumping Spider
No Colloquial NameSCLEROSOMATIDAELeiobunum vittatum
SCYTODIDAEScytodes atlacoyaa spitting spider
Long-jawed Orb WeaversTETRAGNATHIDAELeucauge venustaorchard orbweaver
Tetragnatha versicolora longjawed orbweaver
Tetragnatha viridisGreen longjawed orbweaver
Cobweb SpidersTHERIDIIDAEAnelosimus studiosusa cobweb spider
Episinus amoenusa cobweb spider
Parasteatoda tepidariorumcommon house spider
Steatoda grossafalse black widow
Steatoda triangulosacheckered cobweb weaver
Theridion albiduma cobweb spider
Crab SpidersTHOMISIDAEMecaphesa asperataNorthern crab spider
Misumena vatiagoldenrod crab spider
Misumenoides formosipeswhitebanded crab spider
Misumessus oblongusa crab spider
Synema parvuluma crab spider
Tmarus angulatusa crab spider
Xysticus elegansElegant crab spider
Xysticus feroxa ground crab spider
Xysticus punctatusa ground crab spider
Cribellate Orb WeaversULOBORIDAEUloborus glomosusFeatherlegged orbweaver