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ReneH338
ReneH338 7 years ago

@iBirdLover I'm more inclined to say this is a wolf spider or a fishing spider as @KarenL pointed out.
@KarenL I removed it from insects as requested. I tried to get a good in focus picture of it. It stayed stationary for a good 5 minutes and then darted away. It moves incredibly fast. Seemed like it was almost posing for the pictures. Unfortunately I couldn't get my iPhone to focus any better than that. Thanks for the info!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Welcome to the community Rene!
I would say this is a fishing spider (Dolomedes sp.) http://bugguide.net/node/view/1985/bgima... I can't be positive without a clearer photo of the eye pattern but the shape & color are consistent with Dolomedes Triton.
Please can you remove this spotting from the insects of Florida mission as spiders are arachnids. Thanks!

iBirdLover
iBirdLover 7 years ago

Huntsman or wolf. Ugh! I'm on the west side and these things critters get seriously large

ReneH338
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ReneH338

Miramar, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 3, 2013
Submitted on May 4, 2013

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