Dolomedes tenebrosus
(Dark Fishing Spider)

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Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal

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I think it's a dark fishing spider, I found it in my laundry room and put it into a jar and released it outside in my field. It was surprisingly calm the entire time.

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Yes they are normally quite shy and only become aggressive when females are guarding eggs or young.

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