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American Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira) On a young Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) plant. Geotagged,Pisaurina mira,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge

American Nursery Web Spider (Pisaurina mira)

On a young Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) plant.

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''Pisaurina mira'' is a species of spider in the family Pisauridae, the members of which are commonly called "nursery web spiders." They are similar to wolf spiders and to the long-legged water spiders . The best way to distinguish the Pisauridae from other Families is by observing their eye patterns.

Like other members of the Pisauridae, ''Pisaurina mira'' carries its eggs along with it in a sac that is secured both by a thread of silk linking it to the spider's spinnerets and by being.. more

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jul 8, 2019. Captured Jun 30, 2019 20:25 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/181s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm