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Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - eye arrangement - Pisaurina mira - male

Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) - eye arrangement - Pisaurina mira - Male
Lilburn, Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA
January 4, 2011
This specimen was captured late in the 2010 season, around Dec. 20. The outside temperature was 24 deg. F, and the spider was discovered in the equipment well of a hot tub. It was then transferred indoors to a terrarium (until spring). She appears to be a juvenile or penultimate female (epigynum is undeveloped).

Image of same species photographed in the wild


and image of suspected egg sac

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