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Western Lynx Spider

Oxyopes scalaris


This pretty female is a mama! You can see her spiderlings in the second image. Unfortunately I didn't see them until I cropped the image. She's brown with light stripes running down her face. One in the center and outside each eye. Her egg sac was build on a leaf axil on dried lateral buds.


Chaparral on a Buckwheat bush. This species is found throughout Canada, the US and Mexico.

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California, USA

Lat: 33.00, Long: -116.91

Spotted on Jun 11, 2019
Submitted on Jun 13, 2019

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