American nursery web spider

(Pisaurina mira)

Conservation Status
American nursery web spider
 
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

NNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
 
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7, 24, 29, 30.
 
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Taxonomy
 
  Class Arachnida (arachnids)  
 

Order

Araneae (spiders)  
 

Suborder

Araneomorphae (true spiders)  
  Infraorder Entelegynae (entelegyne spiders)  
 

Superfamily

Lycosoidea (wolf spiders and allies)  
 

Family

Pisauridae (nursery web spiders)  
 

Genus

Pisaurina  
       
 

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I took these pictures of a spider crawling on some grass in my backyard in La Crescent, MN.

 
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  American nursery web spider (Pisaurina mira)
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  American nursery web spider (Pisauridae: Pisaurina mira) near Nest
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Uploaded on Aug 8, 2010

Photographed at Itasca State Park, Minnesota (06 August 2010). Go here to see more images of this spider: http://bugguide.net/node/view/2919/bgimage

   
  American nursery web spider (Pisauridae: Pisaurina mira) Female
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Uploaded on Jul 7, 2010

Photographed at the Rydell NWR, Minnesota (07 July 2010).

   
  American nursery web spider (Pisauridae: Pisaurina mira) Female Camouflaged
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Uploaded on Aug 7, 2010

Photographed at Itasca State Park, Minnesota (06 August 2010).

   
       

 

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  Greg Watson
6/18/2021

Location: La Crescent, MN.

I took these pictures of a spider crawling on some grass in my backyard in La Crescent, MN.

American nursery web spider

 
  Loren
9/12/2020

Location: Maple Grove, MN

American nursery web spider

 
  Aaron
6/4/2017

Location: Glen, Minnesota

I have a couple very good pictures of it.

American nursery web spider

 
  David L. Corgard
6/16/2013

Location: Sherburne County

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