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Green Lynx Spider

Peucetia viridans

Description:

Small bright green spider with dark spots and hairs or barbs protruding from all along its legs.

Habitat:

This spider favors green plants. Hence the backside of the yellow flower has the green stem.

Notes:

I spotted it in a field of yellow flowers at River Creek Wildlife Management Area near Cairo, GA. As I came upon the flower I saw the tiny legs protruding around and to my surprise was this amazing looking spider. It pays to actively investigate instead of just walking.

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robert emond
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robert emond

Spotted on Aug 9, 2019
Submitted on Jul 15, 2020

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