Subject: Very Large Spiders in Tennessee
Location: Nashville, TN
July 1, 2014 3:46 pm
I have found a few of these big spiders in my house this year. This is the first time I have come across them. They seem to be slow moving, but they do jump.
Signature: Diane

Fishing Spider

Fishing Spider

Hi Diane,
This is a Fishing Spider in the genus
Dolomedes and they are considered harmless to humans.  Fishing Spiders are generally found not far from a source of water.

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

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