Unidentified

Picture ID 142891

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

This is a Hentzia mitrata, with a moth caught in its mouth. (Fairly sure it is a gypsy moth [Lymantria dispar], but it’s a hard to confirm with out seeing the antenna). This was so amazing to see play out on our porch railing!

  • Submitted by: 
    Demon9
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2021
  • Photographed: Jul 19, 2021
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Deerfield, New Hampshire, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
  • Attributes:
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LocalEntomologist

This patterning on this spider looks closer to Platycryptus undatus to me. Jumpers are amazing at taking down large prey!

Nicole383

Looks a lot like Platycryptus undatus. I have an Undatus as a pet!