Dolomedes scriptus
(Striped Fishing Spider)

Picture ID 65242

Picture of Dolomedes scriptus (Striped Fishing Spider) - Dorsal

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Looks to me like a striped fishing spider, found it on the shore of a small island at the compensating reservoir in Barkhamsted, Ct. It was hanging out on a rock in the sun right next to the water. Just curious about if that’s what it may be.

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Ex-Arachnophobe

I think you are right. This looks like Dolomedes scriptus.

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