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running crab spider

Habitat:

Sand dunes

Notes:

I spotted this lil monster on the boardwalk @ Venice beach after digging for sharks teeth. I thought it was a wolf spider (very similar).



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4 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 5 years ago

They are similar but Running Crab Spiders are much smaller than this. This is a Giant Crab Spider, a Huntsman. Beautiful find!

JamieDorton
JamieDorton 7 years ago

It is catagorized correctly... & they appear very similar. Pardon my mistake.

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 7 years ago

And it should be categorized as Arthropods.

JamieDorton
Spotted by
JamieDorton

Sarasota, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.10, Long: -82.46

Spotted on Oct 28, 2011
Submitted on Oct 28, 2011

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