Unidentified

Picture ID 135020

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

I don't know the name.
Can anyone please tell??

  • Submitted by: 
    Naren_DoonGuy
  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2021
  • Photographed: Mar 16, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Delhi, India
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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Vonpaulus

A member of the Thomisidae family; it reminds of the genus Pistius, but I could find no pictures of the Indian species listed here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pistius

TangledWeb

Thanks Vonpaulus! Looks like Thomisus to me, but I’m not certain. The important thing is that it is a type of Crab Spider. They are not dangerous to people. They hunt by hiding where insects go and grabbing the insects. They don’t use webs to catch prey. It may be able to change colors to match what it sees.

https://www.google.com/imgres