Family Scientific Name Gender Size Common Name
Mimetidae Mimetus hesperus male see view 5
Found: La Habra, Ca Date: 4 Apr. 12 ID: D662
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Mimetus hesperus
Mimetids typically feed on other spiders. According to Kaston (1972) and Gertsch (1979), you can often find them in the webs of their victims, bushes, or on the ground. They do not make their own capture webs. With a strong hand lens you can see the special spination on the metatarsi of leg 1