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Fishing Spider sp? - Dolomedes scriptus

Fishing Spider sp? - Dolomedes scriptus
Levan Knoll, Hines Park, Livonia, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
September 25, 2010

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Fishing Spider sp? - Dolomedes scriptus Fishing Spider sp? - Dolomedes scriptus

Dolomedes scriptus
Moved from Dolomedes tenebrosus. This is actually D. scriptus. You can tell the difference between this species and the very similar tenebrosus by the white lines that run all the way through the middle of the abdomen.. creating a "W". In tenebrosus the white does not go all the way across. Compare with

Moved
Moved from Fishing Spiders.

Yep, fishing spider. looks like Dolomedes Tenebrosus
Yep Fishing spider.
Looks like Dolomedes Tenebrosus species.

I am also from Wayne County, Michigan. Right here in Taylor. Small world

I have found and have kept a few of these as pets. They don't really bite. Ive even hand held mine and never been bitten.

You can check out my video for reference. I also have pictures of a few of us holding the spider in the video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwwncvhj0o4

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