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Striped Lynx Spider (Female)

Oxyopes javanus


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. (


Backyard garden, spotted on yellow alder flower.



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AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

Thanks Subin! :)

AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

Thanks Adi! :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 10 years ago


AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

Thank you, Atul! :)

Atul 10 years ago

Lovely shots !

AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

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 10 years ago

Nice series, Agnes!

folicallychalled 10 years ago

Terrific set of images.


AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

Thanks Jemma. :)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

nice one.

Laguna, Philippines

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

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