Dolomedes tenebrosus
(Dark Fishing Spider)

Picture ID 8498

Picture of Dolomedes tenebrosus (Dark Fishing Spider) - Dorsal

Comments & ID Thoughts

From the size, I’m think this may be a fishing spider. The leg span was about 4.5 inches with distinct banding and lacked body stripes I normally associate with Tigrosa

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Disco

I can’t see the abdomen clearly enough to be certain, but Dolomedes seems accurate from location, size, and banding on the legs.

BugmanDan

I agree, Dolomedes tenebrosus The dark fishing spider, member of the nursery web family.

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