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Nursery Web Spider - Pisaurina mira - female

Nursery Web Spider - Pisaurina mira - Female
DuPage County, Illinois, USA
May 25, 2005
Size: 45mm
I'm fairly sure this is a female nursery web spider of the genus Pisaurina, but would like confirmation before I put it in the guide.

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Nursery Web Spider - Pisaurina mira - female Nursery Web Spider - Pisaurina mira - female Nursery Web Spider - Pisaurina mira - female

yup
P. mira female is correct. looks like she was about to lay some egss too

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