Xysticus
(Ground Crab Spiders)

Picture ID 62240

Picture of Xysticus (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal

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This is in the Pisgah Forest in NC. Anyone

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Adele

Looks like just a brown crab spider!

ItsyBitsy

This is a Crab Spider (Thomisidae) in the genus Xysticus. Not anything to worry over. Like most spiders they have venom but are unlikely to bite except in self defense and are not considered to be of medical significance.

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Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Xysticus spp. (Ground Crab Spiders) - Lateral Enlarge Picture