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-Nursery Web Spider-

Pisaurina mira


-This relative of genus Dolomedes are beautiful and somewhat calm true spiders. They orginate from the Eastern United States and can most commonly be found near waterways. Streams, ponds, lakes, marches and even vernal pools draw these spiders in and P. mira prefers to perch on vegetation near the water an ambush prey.


-Provide these spiders with vertically oriented enclosures with leaves, or thin branches/bark flats to perch on. Keep ambient moisture levels high, but avoid over saturated conditions. 


-Adult size for both males and females is 2-3" diagonal legspan. 

Nursery Web Spider

  • All sizes are approximations, as these are living creatures some variables will occur. Measurement for spiders is 'DLS' (diagonal leg span). This measurement method is determined when the animal is at rest from the front leg's natural extension to the rearmost legs natural resting position.

  • All live orders are shipped via FedEx priority overnight. All animals are guaranteed to arrive alive and in good health. For residential or business deliveries you are required to receive the package at first delivery attempt. For orders held for pick-up at shipping centers, you are required to claim the package by end of day. Otherwise the Live arrival guarantee is voided.

    In the event of a DOA I request photographic documentation of such, and notification within an hour of receiving the package. A refund of the animals purchase price will be issued or a replacement specimen scheduled for shipping. No refund of shipping costs is available. 

    Orders will be shipped in insulated shipping containers and when appropriate, will be shipped with either heating or cooling packs. 

    If you wish to combine live orders and merchandise in a single package please contact us via email to work out details regarding your order and the safest method to accomplish such. 

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