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Elegant Lynx Spider

Oxyopes elegans

Description:

Small spider 7mm. Their legs are often folded and they are mistaken for salticid or jumping spiders

Habitat:

Nasturtium leaf platforms where they sun themselves and display to mates. Also on steel fences just above the grasses. They hide among the grasses and climb stems or sit on leaves and other nearby surfaces to hunt and be seen


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StephenSolomons
Spotted by
StephenSolomons

New South Wales, Australia

Lat: -33.24, Long: 151.56

Spotted on Jan 28, 2004
Submitted on Dec 12, 2012

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