Family Scientific Name Gender Size Common Name
Oxyopidae Peucetia viridans female 14 - 16 mm green lynx spider
Found: Fullerton, CA Date: 18 Sept. 05 ID: D7
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Peucetia viridans
Puecetia, like other members of the family Oxyopidae, hunt in vegetation. These spiders are fast and can jump. Note the long spines on the legs, the pointed abdomen, and, if you have a hand lens, the special eye arrangement.
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