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My wife has seen this spider in a shower in Texas: Spider in East Texas

What kind of spider is it?

I could not identify it by comparing it to pictures of common spiders in Texas.

Size: It is sitting on corrugated sheet iron in the picture. The legs span from the "top of one wave to the next". The body is "between" the waves.

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This is a fishing spider, Dolomedes genus, from the tenebrossus group (i.e. not Dolmedes Triton).

The picture is not clear enough to reliably choose a species, but it is probably Dolomedes tenebrosus (dark fishing spider) or Dolomedes vittatus (banded fishing spider), both of which are in Texas.

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