Dolomedes tenebrosus
(Dark Fishing Spider)

Picture ID 12524

Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal

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Found up inside a hollowed out tree about 5' above the ground near a stream. I think it might be a Dark Fisher Spider possibly. It was a little bigger than a quarter worth legs outspread.

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BugmanDan

Hi. the eyes look like dark fishing spider, you might compare here.
http://spiderbytes.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Dolomedes_eyes.jpg
They can look big for chilling with their legs spread.
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You might wait for more input, I have been way off base lately.

ItsyBitsy

You’re right. Filed. Welcome to Spider ID. 🙂

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