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Nursery Web Spider

Pisaurina dubia

Description:

Unknown spider found under a tarp laying between a forested area & grassy yard. Between 1 and 2 inches in size. When I've seen this species before they've sometimes had their legs arranged to form an X shape (partially shown with the 2 front legs grouped together on the spiders right side).

Habitat:

Found under a tarp laying between a forested area & grassy yard, in riparian zone.

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Nursery Web Spider
Pisaurina dubia Species Pisaurina dubia - BugGuide.Net


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3 Comments

TylerGraden
TylerGraden 8 years ago

Thanks to both of you for the ID.

Looks like a nursery web spider. I found a type called a 'single stripe grass spider' that looks pretty similar. Cool close-up picture of the head.

TylerGraden
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TylerGraden

Delaware, USA

Spotted on Jun 18, 2013
Submitted on Jun 18, 2013

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