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Dolomedes fimbriatus


Dolomedes fimbriatus
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Copyright: Karel Struna (Karl312) Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 1 N: 19] (184)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-03-31
Categories: Spiders
Camera: Canon Powershot A510
Exposure: f/2.6, 1/320 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Spider [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-04-01 16:16
Viewed: 4491
Points: 6
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Raft spider (Dolomedes fimbriatus)

Family Pisauridae
Genus Dolomedes

Size Female length: 13-20 mm (2)
Male length: 9-15 mm (2)

This large brown and white spider has long, sturdy legs and an oval-shaped abdomen. There are striking pale stripes along the sides of both the carapace and the abdomen. These stripes are due in part to a row of white hairs. Males are similar in appearance to females, although they have smaller abdomens.

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Hello Karel.

Excellent picture, very good details and colors.

Regards.
Jose Luis.

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  • cedryk Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 50 N: 1722] (5270)
  • [2007-04-01 20:16]

Hello Karel,
Nice presentation of this spider in its natural environment. I would think also about some more dynamic POV.
Best greetings,
Michal

This is really cool shot, Karel!
Nice details and pose.
Never seen spider in the weather ;)
TFS
Ralf

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