Dolomedes albineus
(White-banded Fishing Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Dolomedes albineus, commonly known as White-banded Fishing Spider, belongs to the genus Dolomedes, in the family Pisauridae. Dolomedes albineus spiders have been sighted 40 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Dolomedes albineus includes 1 countries and 14 states in the United States. Dolomedes albineus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Pisauridae
  • Genus: Dolomedes
  • Species: Dolomedes albineus

Other Common Names

White-banded Fishing Spider

Author

Hentz, 1845

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Sightings Overview

There have been 40 confirmed sightings of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on June 10, 2019 by Spider ID member azoicanoxia. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 40 sightings because of certain Dolomedes albineus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 13% of the time, Dolomedes albineus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 40)
  • Sex: 2 female and 3 male.
  • Environment: Dolomedes albineus has been sighted 42 times outdoors, and 9 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (20). Low foliage (2). High foliage (12). Ground layer (2). Freshwater river, lake, stream (3). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Forest (2).

Location and Range

Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Dolomedes albineus has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas.

Seasonality

Dolomedes albineus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January:
  • February: 1
  • March: 1
  • April: 11
  • May: 12
  • June: 5
  • July: 1
  • August: 3
  • September: 3
  • October: 2
  • November:
  • December: 1

Featured Pictures

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