Tibellus maritimus

Picture ID 10932

Picture of Tibellus maritimus - Dorsal

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I'm curious as to what kind of spider this is. I'm not sure if this is a young yellow sac spider, but it has a light colored stripe on its back and spots on its legs.

Found it outside near our chicken coop, and the standard sized nail next to it is a perfect size for scale. Really neat looking critter.

  • Submitted by: 
    Roxazaloah
  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2018
  • Photographed: Apr 28, 2018
  • Spider: Tibellus maritimus
  • Location: BEMIDJI, Minnesota, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),Low foliage (shrubs, herbs, garden, excluding flowers),Open field, pasture, prairie, grassland
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes: Dorsal
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BugmanDan
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Hi. Looks like a young nursery web spider, Pisaurina genus, Paisaurina mira perhaps.
https://bugguide.net/node/view/2918/bgpage
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ItsyBitsy
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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Slender Crab Spider (Philodromidae) Tibellus maritimus.
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1272063/bgimage