Comments & ID Thoughts
I do not know what kind of spider this is but I see them frequently in the spring and summer months in western North Carolina. They are always large, about the size of an apple with legs outstretched. Always dark in color, dark brown usually.
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- Submitted: May 7, 2019
- Photographed: May 6, 2019
- Spider: Pisaurina mira (Nursery Web Spider)
- Location: Waynesville, North Carolina, United States
- Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.),High foliage (includes trees and tree trunks),Ground layer (leaf litter, dirt, grass, etc)
- Found in web?: No
- Attributes: Lateral
Tentatively male Nusery Web Spider, Pisaurina mira.