Arachnids of North Carolina
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Pisaurina mira - nursery web spider


Taxonomy
Order: ARANEAEInfraorder: AraneomorphaeFamily: Pisauridae                                                                                 
Identification
Online Description/Photos: BugGuide, Google Images, iNaturalist, Wikipedia, GBIF
Distribution in North Carolina
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County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Adult phenology:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: old field, bog
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Photo Gallery for Pisaurina mira - nursery web spider

Recorded by: John Petranka
Orange Co.
Comment: New Hope Creek Biodiversity Survey (2021-2022)
Recorded by: John Petranka
Durham Co.
Comment: New Hope Creek Biodiversity Survey (2021-2022)
Recorded by: John Petranka
Orange Co.
Comment: New Hope Creek Biodiversity Survey (2021-2022)
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Dean Furbish
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman
Carteret Co.
Comment: FOMA
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Cherokee Co.
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Recorded by: John Petranka
Orange Co.
Comment: New Hope Creek Biodiversity Survey (2021-22)
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Yancey Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell
Graham Co.
Comment: Had caught a moth
Recorded by: Simpson Eason
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Scott Bolick
Forsyth Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Simpson Eason
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Onslow Co.
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Recorded by: Pat Momich
Madison Co.
Comment: On an indoor plant. Since I'm new at identifying spiders, I'd love a confirmation of my ID.
Recorded by: Pat Momich
Madison Co.
Comment: On an indoor plant. Since I'm new at identifying spiders, I'd love a confirmation of my ID.
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Wilkes Co.
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Recorded by: Donald B. ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: Specimen is still living at this writing, and has molted 18 Oct '20; 26 mar, 25 may, 16 Jul, and 07 sep '21
Recorded by: Donald B. ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: Specimen is still living at this writing, and has molted 18 Oct '20; 26 mar, 25 may, 16 Jul, and 07 sep '21
Recorded by: Donald B. ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: Specimen is still living at this writing, and has molted 18 Oct '20; 26 mar, 25 may, 16 Jul, and 07 sep '21
Recorded by: Donald B. ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: Specimen is still living at this writing, and has molted 18 Oct '20; 26 mar, 25 may, 16 Jul, and 07 sep '21
Recorded by: Owen McConnell
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Owen McConnell
Graham Co.
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Recorded by: Pat Momich
Madison Co.
Comment: On leaf next to a small (dammed) pond in the midst of the forest
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Cherokee Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn, Kyle Kittelberger
Alleghany Co.
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Recorded by: B. McRae
Macon Co.
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Recorded by: Newman, Randy
Carteret Co.
Comment: FOMA - Fort area
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - female in ranger residence at 358 Millpond Rd.
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - hiding in dogbane
Recorded by: L. Amos
Warren Co.
Comment: KELA - County Line
Recorded by: Newman, Randy
Carteret Co.
Comment: FOMA - On side of sound side residence 2100hrs
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI
Recorded by: Jane Wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - juvenile on N. boundary
Recorded by: Jane Wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - Near Millpond Bridge. This spider was so small I couldn't tell what is was until I downloaded the photo
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - spiderling
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - on leaf
Recorded by: Jane Wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - at backpack campsite #5
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - on leaf @ Bennett's Creek Trail entrance
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - on leaf of trail near visitor center
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - spiderlings at 358 Millpond Rd.
Recorded by: J. Wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - The same one as previous record, in the same place under the visitor center over hang; The other on a chair behind the visitor center eating a longjawed spider
Recorded by: J. Wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - The same one as previous record, in the same place under the visitor center over hang; The other on a chair behind the visitor center eating a longjawed spider
Recorded by: J.Wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - on old office
Recorded by: j.wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - on the side of the visitor center
Recorded by: J. Wyche
Gates Co.
Comment: MEMI - spiderling on beauty berry on Cypress Point Hiking Trail
Recorded by: J. Shimel
New Hanover Co.
Comment: CABE - Captured in pitfall trap at marina herp study site
Recorded by: T. Nergart, B. Allen
Transylvania Co.
Comment: GORG
Recorded by: J.Phillips
Wake Co.
Comment: WIUM - exoskeleton
Recorded by: E. Corey
Wake Co.
Comment: FALA - Sweep-net exercise at YORK
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Haywood Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Burke Co.
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Recorded by: B. McRae
Macon Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Halifax Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Warren Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Wake Co.
Comment: Four pairs of ventral macrosetae on tibia I
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Stokes Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Stanly Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Surry Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Alleghany Co.
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Recorded by: Jim Petranka
Madison Co.
Comment: In flower garden at our house
Recorded by: Steve Hall
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: Steve Hall
Orange Co.
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Recorded by: B. Bockhahn
Durham Co.
Comment: FALA