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  • German
    • Scharfaugenspinnen
    • Luchsspinnen
  • Scientific Names
    • Oxyopidae
  • English
    • Lynx Spiders
  • Spanish
    • Arañas linces
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 貓蛛科

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Recent observations

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Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

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lauramorganclark

Date

July 26, 2016 01:23 PM CDT

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dlbowls

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July 26, 2016 11:11 AM PDT

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Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

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dlbowls

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July 26, 2016 07:18 AM PDT

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Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

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July 26, 2016 12:09 PM CDT

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Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

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monica2014

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July 26, 2016 11:40 AM CDT

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dlbowls

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July 25, 2016 03:42 PM PDT

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Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

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zooga1961

Date

July 23, 2016

Description

green lynx spider on sunflower

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Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

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kimssight

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July 24, 2016 05:13 PM PDT

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Lynx Spiders Family Oxyopidae

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karenbishop

Date

July 23, 2016 12:07 PM HST

Description

Two spiders near each other. First on brown leaf, other above on green leaf.

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Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

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kimberlietx

Date

July 18, 2016 07:16 PM CDT

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Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

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sheliahargis

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July 23, 2016 11:46 AM CDT

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Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

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duncank

Date

July 23, 2016 11:52 AM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Lynx spider is the common name for any member of the family Oxyopidae. Most species make little use of webs, instead spending their lives as hunting spiders on plants. Many species frequent flowers in particular, ambushing pollinators, much as crab spiders do. They tend to tolerate members of their own species more than most spiders do, and at least one species has been identified as exhibiting social behaviour.

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