Comments & ID Thoughts
Maybe a wolf spider......?
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- Submitted: Apr 4, 2019
- Photographed: Apr 4, 2019
- Spider: Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider)
- Location: Lafayette, Tennessee, United States
- Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Dorsal
Hi, these are often mistaken for wolf spiders, this is called a dark fishing spider, Dolomedes tenebrosus.
A member of the nursery web spider family. They can get intimidatingly big but really harmless gentle giants.
Quick if spooked making a challenge of catching by hand.