Arachnids of North Carolina
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Sosticus insularis - a ground spider


Taxonomy
Order: ARANEAEInfraorder: AraneomorphaeFamily: Gnaphosidae                                                                                 
Identification
Online Description/Photos: BugGuide, Google Images, iNaturalist, Wikipedia
Distribution in North Carolina
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Adult phenology:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Wayne Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Cumberland Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: HARI Biodiversity Workshop participants
Rockingham Co.
Comment: Adult male; found by sifting leaf litter