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Photo#60718
Very large spider - Dolomedes tenebrosus

Very large spider - Dolomedes tenebrosus
Ottawa (but see remarks), Ontario, Canada
June 30, 2006
Size: Body 24 mm, 70 mm total
This very large spider was given to me by a landscaper. It was found in Ottawa, but he thought it had arrived in a shipment of plants from Illinois. ID help would be welcome.

Nolie

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i agree...
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wonderful closeups

imageminder

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Fishing Spider
This is a female fishing spider (Dolomedes tenebrosus). It also looks like she is expecting... :)

She is not dangerous to people. If you let her go, she'll wander out into the fields/forest, and won't be a concern.

Nice images!

 
Fishing Spider
Thanks, Christopher. I will let her go right now!

Nolie

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