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-Okefenokee Giant Fishing Spider-

Dolomedes okefinokensis 


-This is the largest species of family Pisauridae found in North America. These large true spiders display sexual gigantism with females being many times larger than mature males. These spiders hail from deciduous woodland, marshes, and riverside habitats in Florida and Georgia. 


-These is the least aquatic species in genus Dolomedes and are more comfortable hunting along vertical spaces such as tree trunks. They appreciate vertical spaces, flat bark surfaces to cling to, and a ready supply of prey. 


-Highly dimorphic, females will measure 5-6" diagonal legspan at maturity with males rarely being larger than 2". 

Okefenokee Giant Fishing Spider

$25.00 Regular Price
$15.00Sale Price
  • 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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