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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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What

Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

Observer

nanofishology

Date

June 27, 2016 06:34 PM CDT

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What

Lynx Spiders Family Oxyopidae

Observer

francisco3

Date

June 27, 2016 10:04 AM HST

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Observer

carmelo_lopez

Date

September 28, 2013

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What

Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

Observer

adrianj

Date

June 22, 2016 04:15 PM CDT

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What

Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

Observer

yarnmaven

Date

June 19, 2016 04:46 PM CDT

Description

On Texas spider lily

Photos / Sounds

What

Lynx Spiders Family Oxyopidae

Observer

molanic

Date

June 23, 2016 05:40 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

under 1cm, metallic aqua abdomen, metallic bronze thorax with light striping

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What

Lynx Spiders Family Oxyopidae

Observer

muir

Date

May 12, 2016 02:16 PM EDT

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What

Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

Observer

muir

Date

May 12, 2016 01:59 PM EDT

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What

Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

Observer

nanofishology

Date

June 23, 2016 07:51 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

Observer

nanofishology

Date

June 23, 2016 07:50 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

Observer

butterflies4fun

Date

June 23, 2016 05:48 PM CDT

Description

Baby Lynx spiders starting to show up. This one is on a mexican sunflower.

Photos / Sounds

What

Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

Observer

nanofishology

Date

June 23, 2016 07:37 PM 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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