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Lynx Spider (Male)

Oxyopes sp.

Description:

This lynx spider was very much swift. It pounced on a Long-legged fly and caught it before it could even try to escape. The spider's head was orange and two vertical white stripes are present. The abdomen is white in the upper side and a orange vertical band separates the two white regions in the abdomen. The underside of the abdomen is dark brown in color and a white line is present in between the dark brown colored regions. The size was almost 7-8 mm.

Habitat:

Plants and shrubs.

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53 Comments (1–25)

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 7 years ago

Thanks a lot Jolly..!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Beautiful series Sumukha

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Thanks Harsha..!
@naross, Thank u..:) All lynx spiders look like this with some different coloration..;)

naross
naross 8 years ago

Stunning series. What an odd looking spider.

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 8 years ago

OMG! This is awesome, Sumukha. :)

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Thanks Viv..!

VivBraznell
VivBraznell 8 years ago

Excellent set of images Sumukha!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Thanks Chief..:) Im also feeling good to be back here..:):)

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Thank u mcaul6515..:)

mcaul6515
mcaul6515 8 years ago

Wow! Awesome photo, and beautiful spider!!!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Thanks everyone for the compliments..:)

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

Very Beautiful !

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 8 years ago

Very nicely captured

jprat001
jprat001 8 years ago

!!intense!! haha, nice shot

JanelleL.Streed
JanelleL.Streed 8 years ago

Gorgeous images, Sumukha Javaqal!! Beautifully captured! :-)))

Milind Mangare
Milind Mangare 8 years ago

great capture

bhargav.py
bhargav.py 8 years ago

Great pic!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Thanks a lot Karen & Pamela..:-)

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

great capture, Sumukha

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Fabulous capture!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Thank you J and Francis..:-)

FrancisQuintana
FrancisQuintana 8 years ago

Superb spotting!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Stunning!

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Thank you Harsha..!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 8 years ago

Great work!

Sumukha Javagal
Spotted by
Sumukha Javagal

Shivamogga, Karnataka, India

Spotted on Aug 21, 2012
Submitted on Sep 25, 2012

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