Xysticus
(Ground Crab Spiders)

Picture ID 8773

Picture of Xysticus (Ground Crab Spiders)

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Found in the grass near a forest trail. Takes an interesting defensive stance and does not move when disturbed.

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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This looks like a Crab Spider (Thomisidae) in the genus Xysticus.

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