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Wolf spider? - Pisaurina mira

Wolf spider? - Pisaurina mira
Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
May 21, 2011
Size: Large, 3-4 inches across
I could us some ID help. I think this is a species of wolf spider, but it doesn't look quite like some of the more familiar wolf spiders I see around. It was was 3-4 inches across leg-tip to leg-tip. It is nestled in the center of a cluster of huge (12-in. long X 7-8 in. wide) burdock leaves.

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Moved from ID Request.

Nursery Web Spider
I do believe you have a beautiful specimen of a nursery web spider (Pisauridae spp.) probably Pisaurina mira.

 
Thank you!
Ah, ha! Now, after checking many other Pisaurina mira photos, I feel quite sure. You have nailed it. I just didn't think it looked quite right for wolf spider, but didn't know how to go about keying it down. Thank you so much for your time and ID reply.

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