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White lynx spider (Oxyopes sweta)

White lynx spider


An active Hunter and is commonly seen in green leaves of plants actively searching for prey. Lynx spiders, in spite of being largely ambush hunters, are very speedy runners and leapers, alert and with good vision. Except when defending egg purses, many tend to flee rapidly when approached by predators or large creatures such as humans.


Primarily vegetation dwellers found on grasses, shrubs, and trees. Some are terrestrial or arboreal by nature.

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Corporation of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Nov 15, 2017
Submitted on Nov 15, 2017

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