Dolomedes tenebrosus
(Dark Fishing Spider)

Picture ID 15753

Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal

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This guy was found on my deck. Fishing spider? Brown recluse? Thanks!!

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WVErick

Definitely not a Brown Recluse, they are smaller bodied and less hairy.

WVErick

Looked it up and it’s a fishing spider for sure.

WVErick

Technically a Dark Fishing Spider.

ItsyBitsy

Hi, your image has been filed. (See above image for ID.) 🙂

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