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Spider ID Please - Pisaurina

Spider ID Please - Pisaurina
Toledo, lucas County, Ohio, USA
August 10, 2009
Size: 2 inches
This is a first for me. She was very protective of her young an did not abandon them as I took these pictures.

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Spider ID Please - Pisaurina Spider ID Please - Pisaurina

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nursery web spider, Pisaurina genus

 
Thanks, Andy
And now that you've steered me to that genus - what do you think of 'mira'?

http://bugguide.net/node/view/294765

 
i think that's it, P. mira
That should be it. Here's a detailed key to them -Pisaurina ID key

 
Thank you for the link!
That was very interesting. Amazing that they explain the variance in these species as being attributable to the Pleistocene epoch. That's really something. Amazing how scientist come up with theories.

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