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Striped Lynx Spider (Female)

Oxyopes javanus

Description:

Oxyopes javanus Thorell, 1887, of class Arachnida, order Araneae, superfamily Lycosoidea, family Oxyopidae. Oxyopes javanus measures 7 to 10 mm long. Its eyes are arranged in three distinct rows. It has diagonal or longitudinal bands on the long and elongated abdomen. Its legs are brown, long, slender, and spinous. It has a three-clawed tarsus. Oxyopes female, like this spotting, has two pairs of diagonal white bands on the sides of the abdomen. Lynx spiders are direct hunters. They do not build webs. A female spider can produce as many as 200 to 350 spiderlings in her lifetime of 3 to 5 months. (knowledgebank.irri.org)

Habitat:

Backyard garden, spotted on yellow alder flower.

Notes:

Reference: http://spiderindia.lifedesks.org/pages/1... http://spiderindia.lifedesks.org/files/s... http://spiderindia.blogspot.com/2006/10/... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Oxy... http://research.amnh.org/iz/spiders/cata...

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10 Comments

Thanks Subin! :)

Thanks Adi! :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Gorgeous!

Thank you, Atul! :)

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Lovely shots !

Many thanks for your comments, Maria, Jemma , and Dave! Thanks also for liking, Alice and Noel. Thank you for the appreciation.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Nice series, Agnes!

folicallychalled
folicallychalled 8 years ago

Terrific set of images.

Dave

Thanks Jemma. :)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 8 years ago

nice one.

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 6, 2013
Submitted on Jul 7, 2013

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