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Dolomedes triton (Six-spottedfishingspider)

Wikipedia Abstract

The six-spotted fishing spider, Dolomedes triton, is an arachnid from the nursery web spider family Pisauridae. This species is from the genus Dolomedes, the fishing spiders. This species of fishing spider is named after the mythological Greek god Triton who is the messenger of the big sea and the son of Poseidon.
View Wikipedia Record: Dolomedes triton

Attributes

Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds, Rivers and Streams, Coastal

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Edwin S. George Reserve 1297 Michigan, United States

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Acrosternum hilare (Green stinkbug)[2]
Apis mellifera (honey bee)[2]
Calliphora vomitoria (Blue bottle fly)[2]
Calopteryx maculata (Ebony jewelwing)[2]
Corydalus cornutus (dobsonfly)[2]
Gryllus pennsylvanicus (fall field cricket)[2]
Libellula lydia (Common whitetail)[2]
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)[2]
Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)[2]
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner minnow)[2]
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)[2]
Pterophylla camellifolia (common true katydid)[2]
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)[2]
Tuberolachnus salignus[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)1
Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle)1
Larus delawarensis (Ring-billed Gull)1
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)1
Megaceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)1
Nerodia sipedon (Northern Water Snake)1
Strix varia (Barred Owl)1

Predators

Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)[2]
Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle)[2]
Ictalurus punctatus (Channel catfish)[2]
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)[2]
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)[2]
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)[2]
Pomoxis nigromaculatus (Strawberry bass)[2]
Semotilus atromaculatus (Horned dace)[2]

Providers

Shelter 
Carex stricta (upright sedge)[2]
Cephalanthus tetrandra (Buttonbush)[2]
Hibiscus moscheutos (crimsoneyed rosemallow)[2]
Hydrilla verticillata (waterthyme)[2]
Impatiens capensis (jewelweed)[2]
Lemna minor (common duckweed)[2]
Pediastrum boryanum (Green algae)[2]
Phragmites australis (common reed)[2]
Pontederia cordata (Pickerel Weed)[2]
Potamogeton nodosus (long-leaf pondweed)[2]
Salix nigra (black willow)[2]
Saururus cernuus (lizard's tail)[2]
Typha latifolia (Reedmace)[2]
Utricularia macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[2]

Distribution

North America, Cuba;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Protected Areas provided by Edwin S. George Reserve, University of Michigan, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access