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Forest Crab Spider

Xysticus lanio

Description:

Forest crab spider eats a painted bug.

Habitat:

Meadow near beech forest.

Notes:

Need help with spider ID.

1 species ID suggestions

Forest Crab Spider
Xysticus lanio Wald-Krabbenspinne im Natur Lexikon

7 Comments

Mauron
Mauron 3 days ago

Thanks.

Maria dB
Maria dB 3 days ago

Great macro action series!

Mauron
Mauron 4 days ago

Thanks for nomination, and especially thanks for the ID bayucca. Greetings.

bayucca
bayucca 4 days ago

Thomisidae, Xysticus sp. and probably Xysticus lanio. Sorry, I did not find a decent english link for that spider.

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 days ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Mauron
Mauron a week ago

Thanks Neil for your kind words. Greetings.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a week ago

Wow, what a spotting! Gorgeous photos too. Put this into the 2019 best wildlife photo species interaction mission.

Slovenia

Lat: 45.90, Long: 15.01

Spotted on May 11, 2019
Submitted on May 12, 2019

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