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Nursery Web Spiders
Page Last Updated: May 9 2016
Nursery Web Spider (female) - approx. 1.2 cm body
Family: Pisauridae (Nursery Web Spiders)
Genus: Pisaurina
Species: Mira
Order: Araneae (Spiders)
2 species
Fishing Spider (male?) - approx. 1 cm body
Family: Pisauridae (Nursery Web Spiders)
Genus: Dolomedes (Fishing Spiders)
Species: Tenebrosus
Order: Araneae (Spiders)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Nursery Web Spider (female) - approx. 2 cm body
Family: Pisauridae (Nursery Web Spiders)
Genus: Pisaurina
Species: Mira
Order: Araneae (Spiders)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Nursery Web Spider (female) with Two-striped Grasshopper - approx. 1.2 cm body - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - August 2007
Nursery Web Spider (female) - approx. 2 cm body - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2011
Fishing Spider (female) - approx. 2 cm body
Family: Pisauridae (Nursery Web Spiders)
Genus: Dolomedes (Fishing Spiders)
Order: Araneae (Spiders)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida (Arachnids)
Fishing Spider (female) - approx. 2 cm body - West Don Valley (Sunnybrook Park) - May 2012
Species: Tenebrosus
D. scriptus is similar except the 'W' pattern is outlined in
white all the way across the abdomen
Fishing Spider (male?) - approx. 1 cm body - Rouge Park (Glenrouge Campground) - May 2015
The female has a body length of 15 to 26 mm - the male
has a body length of 7 to 13 mm
More Fishing Spiders
More Fishing Spiders
Updated May 9 2016
More Fishing Spiders
More Fishing Spiders
Updated May 9 2016