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Photo#44214
Fishing Spider - Dolomedes scriptus - female

Fishing Spider - Dolomedes scriptus - Female
Pickerel Lake, Quetico Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada
June 21, 1973
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Fishing Spider - Dolomedes scriptus - female Fishing Spider - Dolomedes scriptus - female

This
is very likely an adult female D. scriptus.
Pattern variation is often enough to determine the sexes, not to mention the longer, almost spindly legs of the adult male.

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