Picture ID 47437

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

Looks like a Striped Fishing Spider but was not found near any water.

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  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2018
  • Photographed: Oct 28, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Prince George, Virginia, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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I think Dolomedes tenebrosus, dark banded fishing spider. I don’t know how this and the striped fishing spider are different visually, other than the abdominal pattern. Fishing spiders are hunters as well as fishers. They hunt on land when they aren’t hanging out at the docks.