Dolomedes tenebrosus
(Dark Fishing Spider)

Picture ID 187997

Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider)

Comments & ID Thoughts

Rather large female ~3-3.5” leg span. Pretty sure Dark Fishing Spider or some Dolomedes? Haven’t seen this large of a spider in IL. Was right below a light switch so couldn’t get a great look to see the eyes and tell if it’s Lycosidae or not.

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