Spiders in North Carolina

Spiders found in North Carolina include 41 unique species from confirmed sightings by contributing members of Spider ID. It is important to remember that spiders seen in North Carolina are not bound by the territorial lines decided on by humans, therefore their distribution is subject to change. Occasionally, spiders can be found well outside of their known range due to being intentionally or accidentally transported by humans in cars, luggage, and other belongings.


41 Species Found in North Carolina

North Carolina Sightings
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Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oecobius spp. - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Tigrosa georgicola - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Araneidae (Orb-weavers) - Male,Female - Dorsal,Spiderlings Enlarge Picture
Picture of Ummidia spp. - Female - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus audax (Bold Jumper) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Dorsal,Prey Enlarge Picture
Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Steatoda grossa (False Black Widow) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Leucauge venusta (Orchard Orb-weaver) - Ventral,Webs Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Larinioides cornutus (Furrow Orb-weaver) - Male - Dorsal,Penultimate Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Coras spp. (Funnel Web Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Tigrosa helluo - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Hogna spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus otiosus (Canopy Jumping Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Gladicosa gulosa - Male - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Amaurobius ferox (Black Lace-Weaver) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Pardosa spp. (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Herpyllus ecclesiasticus (Eastern Parson Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Scytodes longipes - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Thomisidae (Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Phidippus spp. - Eyes Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Philodromus spp. - Dorsal Enlarge Picture