Unidentified

Picture ID 83625

Picture of unidentified spider

Comments & ID Thoughts

The green spider may be a green lynx spider. Not sure of the brown spider that was being consumed by the green lynx spider. It was the brown spider’s web that the green spider was on.

  • Submitted by: 
    LauraLarry
  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2019
  • Photographed: Sep 7, 2019
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Comanche, OK, Oklahoma, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: Man-made structure (building wall, fences, etc.)
  • Found in web?: No
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The brown one is an orbweaver.

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Yes, the brown one is probably a Hentz Orbweaver, Neoscona crucifera. The attacker is a Green Lynx, Peucetia viridans. Fangs to the head! That’s some harsh Spider VS Spider action! Thank you for sharing this, we rarely see photos of spiders preying on other spiders.