Oxyopidae
(Lynx Spiders)

Picture ID 6583

Picture of Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders) - Male - Dorsal

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Found this on an oregano plant and found it interesting when i tried to catch it the first time it seemed to be trying to intimidate the stick via raising it's 2 front legs

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ItsyBitsy

Yes I agree, I’m only filing to family but I think in the Philippines Oxyopes is most likely.

ItsyBitsy

Mostly the leg-like appendages near the spider’s mouth (pedipalps). On mature and penultimate (one molt from maturity) male spiders the pedipalps become enlarged. On female and immature spiders they are typically slender throughout. Mature female spiders have a structure on the ventral side called an epigynum. The pedipalps and epigynum are reproductive organs. Sometimes there are other things that give it away, sometimes if the spider just appears to be a certain size I might assume it’s a female because a male would be smaller, or sometimes mature males will have other structural differences like a smaller abdomen with longer… Read more »

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