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Is this a fishing spider? - Dolomedes vittatus

Is this a fishing spider? - Dolomedes vittatus
Ironwood Drive in Sterling Forest State Park, Orange County, New York, USA
June 15, 2013
Size: At least 4 inches
This spider was sunning itself on the railing of a foot bridge over a stream. Is it a fishing spider in the genus Dolomedes?

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Wow! Thanks for this informat
Wow! Thanks for this information. I'm so glad I took a photo of this big spider.

Fishing Spider
I think it's Dolomedes vittatus. If the others agree it should be our first submission for this species from New York.

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