Small huntsman or running crab spiders

Family Philodromidae

See also family Eusparassidae and family Thomisidae
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Genus Tibellus
A slender fast moving crab spider that can be easily recognized by the two spots and its elongated abdomen.
The second pair of legs is the longest. Its size is about 8 - 10 mm and it can be found on long grasses.
The adults are active hunters that do not ise a web
Female Tibellus tenellus  
Female Tibellus tenellus  

 


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 Ed Nieuwenhuys, 4 April 2012
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