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Species Dolomedes albineus - Whitebanded Fishing Spider

White-banded Fishing Spider - Dolomedes albineus Fishing Spider? - Dolomedes albineus Large spider - Dolomedes albineus Nursery Web Spider?  with Egg Sac - Dolomedes albineus - female White-banded Fishing Spider - Dolomedes albineus Dolomedes albineus Araneae - Dolomedes albineus Spider - Dolomedes albineus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Pisauridae (Nursery Web Spiders)
Genus Dolomedes (Fishing Spiders)
No Taxon (fimbriatus group)
Species albineus (Whitebanded Fishing Spider)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Dolomedes albineus Heinz 1845
Size
Female 23 mm, male 18 mm.
Identification
Generally an ID can be made by the white band along the 'face' (clypeus):

D. albineus is also the only member of the North American Fishing Spiders to sometimes sport a mossy-green coloration on the abdomen.
Range
e. US to c. TX (BG data)
Print References
Hentz, N. M. (1845). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 5: 189-202.