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Species Pisaurina mira - Nursery Web Spider

Very large spider - Pisaurina mira Nursery Web Spider - Pisaurina mira - male Nursery Web Spider? Worcester County MA - Pisaurina mira Large Pisaurina mira? - Pisaurina mira - female Pisaurina mira? - Pisaurina mira Grass Spider... Agelenopsis?  species? sex? - Pisaurina mira Very long legged spider - Pisaurina mira Pisaurina mira
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 Pisaurina
Species mira (Nursery Web Spider)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The nearly straight anterior row of eyes clearly distinguishes this species from P. undulata and P. dubia which have strongly recurved anterior rows. (1)

According to James Carico (1) there are six variations of P. mira. Here is an attempt to attach a photo to each of his six drawings in the reference below. Images 1-5 are for females, 6 is for the male.

#1 & 2 - Typical

#3 Broken pattern (this was on a very large specimen)

#4 Spotted Pattern (also a very large specimen, almost no pattern visible)

#5 Center Line Pattern

#6 Typical Male

#7 Spiderling

#8 Nursery
Print References
(1) - (PDF) The Nearctic Spider Genus Pisaurina by James Carico.