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Sonoran Desert Spiders
Peucetia viridans (Green lynx spider)

 

 

 Peucetia viridans

 Peucetia viridans

(Green lynx spider)
Habitat: "Southern U.S.,Mexico,C. America"
Food Habits: insectivorous
Active Period: diurnal
Size: small
Number of Legs: 8
Leg Characteristics: legs attached to cephalothorax
"bright green,pounces on prey like a cat"
harmless

Phylum Arthropoda
Subphylum Chelicerata
Class Arachnida
Order Araneae
Family Oxyopidae
Genus Peucetia
species viridans

 

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