Dolomedes tenebrosus
(Dark Fishing Spider)

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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal

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Have no idea what kind this is found in my living room would really like to know what it is.

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BugmanDan

Hi, your little house guest is called a dark fishing spider, Dolomedes tenebrosus species.
One of the nursery web spiders in the Pisauridae family.
They are quite harmless, a bit hard to catch but gentle giants.

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