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A handy list of spiders that can be recognized by their appearance alone. The brevity of the list should also serve as a warning that often we just can't be sure without having an expert look at a specimen.
http://www.marion.ohio-state.edu/spiderweb/visid.htm

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Reported in Forums here. New link is http://osumarion.osu.edu/SpiderWeb/visid.htm.

Interesting list -
presumably this applies mainly to Ohio spiders. In other areas covered by Bug Guide, there may be both other visually identifiable spiders not on this list, or conversely some of the spiders on this list may have mimics not found in Ohio that make them unidentifiable.

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