Peucetia viridans
(Green Lynx Spider)

Picture ID 189424

Picture of Peucetia viridans (Green Lynx Spider) - Female - Egg sacs,Webs
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TangledWeb

She’s a Green Lynx Spider, Peucetia viridans. https://bugguide.net/node/view/2032 This is an interesting photo. She’s a light green spider. She has the ability to shift internal pigments around to change the colors she appears to match what she sees. She hunts by ambush chasing. She hides where the insects will go. She appears to have an egg sac. It is tan with protective webbing over it. The most interesting part is that she’s in transition in changing color. When they actively guard the egg sac the mother is usually beige and puts her body over it. It looks like she got… Read more »

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