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Fishing Spider (Dolomedes)

Dolomedes scriptus

Notes:

I found this spider on a dead tree log in a lake (about 10 feet from shore). I canoed over to the tree to photograph some mushrooms I saw on it, but then I found this too. It is a juvenile fishing spider, about 1" big.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Running crab spider
http://bugguide.net/node/view/436648 running crab spider - Philodromus alascensis - BugGuide.Net
Running crab spider
Philodromus alascensis running crab spider - Philodromus alascensis - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

MeganM
MeganM 8 years ago

Hi Kunzah, thanks for your ID help! I went to the link and I don't think their markings look quite the same. I have posted this spider over at BugGuide and you can see a much larger picture here: http://bugguide.net/images/raw/GRCZ4RCZ4...

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 8 years ago

Oops, sorry, ignore that accidental first suggestion where I pasted a link twice..

MeganM
Spotted by
MeganM

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Sep 3, 2012
Submitted on Sep 5, 2012

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