Comments & ID Thoughts
This guy was found on my deck. Fishing spider? Brown recluse? Thanks!!
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- Submitted: May 28, 2018
- Photographed: May 19, 2018
- Spider: Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider)
- Location: Great Falls, Virginia, United States
- Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Dorsal
Definitely not a Brown Recluse, they are smaller bodied and less hairy.
Looked it up and it’s a fishing spider for sure.
Technically a Dark Fishing Spider.
Hi, your image has been filed. (See above image for ID.) 🙂