Dolomedes fimbriatus
(Raft Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Dolomedes fimbriatus, commonly known as Raft Spider, belongs to the genus Dolomedes, in the family Pisauridae. Dolomedes fimbriatus spiders have been sighted 3 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Dolomedes fimbriatus includes 2 countries and 0 states in the United States. Dolomedes fimbriatus is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Raft Spider


(Clerck, 1757)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 3 confirmed sightings of Dolomedes fimbriatus (Raft Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 28, 2018 by Spider ID member possu1. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 3 sightings because of certain Dolomedes fimbriatus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Dolomedes fimbriatus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 3)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Dolomedes fimbriatus has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1).

Location and Range

Dolomedes fimbriatus (Raft Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Estonia, Finland.


Dolomedes fimbriatus has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

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  • April: 2
  • May: 1
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Featured Pictures

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