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Raft spider, Fishing spider

Dolomedes pallitarsis

Description:

This canny spider had chosen a good spot to hang out judging by the amount of this species of Arisaema we saw. The pollination rate must be very high.

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Raft spider, Fishing spider
Dolomedes pallitarsis Dolomedes pallitarsis


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6 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 10 years ago

Really neat sighting!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Great spot!

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

Thank you ChunXingWong!

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

Thanks for looking SmallWonders. You've doubled my spider id knowledge tonight, so at least I have an idea where to start.

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 10 years ago

I'm still not certain that this is not a Nursery Web spider sp. But...
I am no arachnid specialist and I am not familiar with species in your area. Hopefully someone with expert experience can help :)

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

Updated with close up of eyes. I guess this is some kind of wolf spider, as the top pair of eyes is larger....

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葵区(Aoi Ward), 中部 (Chubu Region), Japan

Spotted on Apr 15, 2011
Submitted on Nov 10, 2011

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