Bristly, Huge Spider, Some Red - Dolomedes vittatus -
Upshur County, West Virginia, USA May 25, 2004
This huge spider lived near a shallow pond near my house. I didn't notice the red until I saw the pictures. The bristles on its legs were pretty impressive.
Contributed by Stephen_WV on 30 September, 2004 - 7:39pm Last updated 23 December, 2007 - 1:43pm
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