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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

asjones

Date

May 3, 2016 04:54 PM PDT

Description

In meadow

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Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

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naturenut

Date

May 3, 2016

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Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

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quantron

Date

May 1, 2016 10:15 AM PDT

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martinmandak

Date

November 27, 2015

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martinmandak

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November 23, 2015

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martinmandak

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December 19, 2014

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martinmandak

Date

December 9, 2014

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martinmandak

Date

December 5, 2014

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martinmandak

Date

November 26, 2014

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What

Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

Observer

kimberlywalks

Date

April 30, 2016 02:00 PM CDT

Description

Body length is less than a centimeter. I would appreciate any id assistance anyone can provide.

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Striped Lynx Spider Oxyopes salticus

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andyk

Date

April 24, 2016 07:09 PM CDT

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What

Green Lynx Spider Peucetia viridans

Observer

adorantes

Date

June 27, 2015

Description

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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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