Philodromidae
(Running Crab Spiders)

Picture ID 5040

Picture of Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders) - Dorsal

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I know for sure that this is a wolf spider, and it resembles the California Wolf Spider, but there are some obvious differences.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Running Crab Spider (Philodromidae, either an Apollophanes or Philodromus sp.)
https://bugguide.net/node/view/71216/bgimage

ItsyBitsy

They’re in a different family. Crab Spiders = family Thomisidae, Running Crab Spiders = family Philodromidae, their name is derived from the Greek “philodromos” and means lover of the race (loves to run).

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