Arachnids of North Carolina
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Nesticus brimleyi Gertsch, 1984 - a cave cobweb spider


Taxonomy
Order: ARANEAEInfraorder: AraneomorphaeSubfamily: AraneoideaFamily: Nesticidae                                                                                 
Species Comment: endemic to the vicinity of Bat Cave
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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Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: SR
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: S1? G1G2
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Photo Gallery for Nesticus brimleyi - a cave cobweb spider

Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Polk Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 2 female, 5 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Henderson Co.
Comment: Big bat cave, 7 female, 1 male
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Henderson Co.
Comment: Big bat cave, 7 female, 1 male
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Henderson Co.
Comment: Middle Bat Cave, 2 female
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Henderson Co.
Comment: Middle Bat Cave, 2 female
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Henderson Co.
Comment: Little Bat Cave, 1 adult, 2 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 5 female, 2 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 5 female, 2 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 5 female, 2 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 5 female, 2 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 1 female with egg sac
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 5 female, 1 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 5 female, 1 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 5 female, 1 immature
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rutherford Co.
Comment: 5 female, 1 immature