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Checklist of Chelicerata

Chelicerata  
Scientific NameCommon NameNotes
Class Merostomata, Order Xiphosura
Family Limulidae
Limulus polyphemusHorseshoe Crabcommon
Class Arachnida, Order Araneae
Family Atypidae – Purse-web Spiders
Sphodros rufipesRed-legged Purse-web Spiderrare
Sphodros nigerPurse-web Spider
Family Dysderidae
Dysdera crocataSowbug Killer Spider
Family Dictynidae
Emblyna sublataMeshweb-weaver Spider
Family Linyphiidae
Frontinella pyramitelaBowl and Doily Spider
Grammonota pictilisDwarf Weaver Spider
Hypselistes florensPeatland Sheetweb WeaverFrom iNaturalist
Neriene clathrataLine-weaving Spider
Neriene radiataFilmy Dome Spider
Family Tetragnathidae
Leucauge venustaOrchard Orbweavercommon; from iNaturalist
Tetragnatha caudata
Tetragnatha pallescens
Tetragnatha laboriosaSilver Long-jawed Orbweaver
Tetragnatha viridis
Tetragnatha elongata
Family Theridiidae
Crustulina stictaCobweb Spider
Latrodectus mactansSouthern Black Widow
Latrodectus variolusNorthern Black Widow Spiderfound on Nomans Land
Phoroncidia americana
Spintharus flavidusFrom iNaturalist
Steatoda albomaculataComb-footed Spider
Theridion albidum
Family Araneidae – Orb-weaving Spiders
Acanthepeira stellata
Araneus bicentauriusGiant Lichen OrbweaverFrom iNaturalist
Araneus diadematusCross OrbweaverFrom iNaturalist
Araneus marmorata
Araneus trifoliumShamrock OrbweaverFrom iNaturalist
Araniella displicata
Argiope aurantiaYellow Garden Argiope
Argiope trifasciataBanded Garden Spider
Eustala anastera
Eustala cepina
Mangora spiculataFrom iNaturalist
Micrathena gracilisSpined MicrathenaFrom iNaturalist
Micrathena mitrataWhite MicrathenaFrom iNaturalist
Micrathena sagittataArrow-shaped OrbweaverFrom iNaturalist
Neoscona arabescaArabeque Orbweaver
Neoscona cruciferaSpotted OrbweaverFrom iNaturalist
Neoscona domiciliorumRed-femured Spotted OrbweaverFrom iNaturalist
Neoscona minima
Neoscona pratensis
Ocrepeira ectypaFrom iNaturalist
Singa rubens
Zygiella x-notataHouse Spider
Family Agelenidae – Funnel Web Spiders
Agelenopsis kaston
Agelenopsis pennsylvanica
Coras sp.From iNaturalist
Family Oxyopidae
Oxyopes salticusLynx Spider
Family Lycosidae –Wolf Spiders
Allocosa funerea
Arctosa littoralisShoreline Wolf Spider
Geolycosa turricolaBurrowing Wolf Spider
Geolycosa pikeiBurrowing Wolf Spider
Gladicosa gulosaDrumming Sword Wolf SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Hogna helluo
Hogna punctulata
Pardosa distinctaThin-legged Wolf Spider
Pardosa milvinaThin-legged Wolf Spider
Pardosa saxatilisThin-legged Wolf Spider
Pirata minutus
Rabidosa punctulataDotted Wolf SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Rabidosa rabidaRabid Wolf SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Trabeops auranticus
Trochosa terricolaBurrowing Wolf Spider
Family Pisauridae
Dolomedes scriptus
Dolomodes tritonSix-spotted Fishing SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Pisaurina miraNursery Web SpiderCommon; from iNaturalist
Family Gnaphosoidae – Ground Spiders
Drassyllus depressus
Gnaphosa fontinalis
Gnaphosa sericata
Haplodrassus signifer
Herpyllus ecclesiasticusEastern Parson SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Micaria emertoni
Sergiolus capulatusVariegated Ground SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Family Liocranidae
Agroeca ornata
Family Anyphaenidae
Anyphaenella saltibunda
Anyphaena celer
Aysha gracilis
Hibana gracilisGarden Ghost SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Family Clubionidae – Sac Spiders
Clubiona obesaHunting Spider
Family Philodromidae
Philodromus imbecillus
Philodromus marxii
Thanatus formicinus
Tibellus duttoni
Tibellus oblongus
Family Salticidae - Jumping Spiders
Agassa cyanea
Eris militarisBronze Jumping SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Euophrys diminuata
Habrocestum pulex
Habronattus orbusOrbus Paradise SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Habronattus viridipes
Hentzia mitrataWhite-jawed Jumping SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Hentzia palmarum
Icius similes
Maevia inclemens
Neon nelli
Paraphidippus marginatus
Peligrina exiguaThin-spined White-cheeked Jumping SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Pelegrina galathea
Pelegrina insignis
Pelegrina protervus
Phidippus audaxBold Jumping SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Phidippus cardinalisCardinal Jumping SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Phidippus clarus
Phidippus princepsGrayish Jumping SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Platycryptus undatusTan Jumping SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Synemosa formicaSlender Ant-mimic Jumping Spider
Talavera minuta
Family Thomisidae – Crab Spiders
Bassaniana sp.From iNaturalist
Coriarachne versicolor
Mecaphesa asperataNorthern Crab SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Misumena calycina
Misumena vatiaFrom iNaturalist
Misumenops asperatus
Misumenoides aleatorius
Misumenoides formosipesWhite-banded Crab SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Misumessus oblongusAmerican Green Crab SpiderFrom iNaturalist
Oxyptila conspurcata
Xysticus ferox
Xysticus luctans
Xysticus punctatus
Family Hahniidae
Neoantisistea agilis
Class Arachnida, Order Acari – Ticks
Family Ixodidae
Ixodes scapularisDeer Tick
Ixodes cookeiGroundhog TickFrom iNaturalist
Amblyomma americanumLone Star Tick
Dermacentor variabilisAmerican Dog Tick (Wood Tick)