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Green Lynx Spider

Peucetia viridans


Large green Linx Spider. It captured a true bug heavier than itself to feed upon. In the last picture it has moved to it's favorite plant which looks just like it, covered in long spines on both the leaves and stems.


Heavy shrubbery along the highway between San Cristobal de Las Casas and Tuxtla Gutierrez, km 11.5, 865 meters.

1 species ID suggestions

Green lynx spider
Peucetia viridans Green lynx spider

1 Comment

LaurenZarate 5 years ago

Thank you Seema for the identification :)

Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.70, Long: -92.86

Spotted on Aug 20, 2013
Submitted on Nov 11, 2013

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