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Dolomedes scriptus

Dolomedes scriptus
Kent, Connecticut, USA
July 17, 2010
Size: 2.5"-3"
Huge and ran on top of the water...

Moved from Fishing Spiders. Since the white goes all the way across the abdomen, I'll go ahead and move it there. Thanks Ben.

I think this is actually D. scriptus.

Moved from ID Request.

Hi Christopher
Is there a reason you titled your spider with species yet placed the image in ID Request?

Originally it was an ID reque
Originally it was an ID request but a bit of diligence yielded the species name, so I edited the entry, adding genus and species, but could not figure out how to move it out of ID Request.

that's what I needed to know. Can you explain how you arrived at species? I've looked at these, and still get confused. If you can convince us of species, I'd be glad to move it there.


The University of Wisconsin Entomology Department website had a photograph that matched...

Fishing spider?

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