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Species Tibellus oblongus

Spider - Tibellus oblongus Tibellus - Tibellus oblongus - female slender crab spider - Tibellus oblongus Dorsal view, male - Tibellus oblongus - male Wenatchee Tibellus - Tibellus oblongus Spider #8 voucher image - Tibellus oblongus Tibellus (crab spider) with rove beetle - Tibellus oblongus Tibellus oblongus ? - Tibellus oblongus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders)
Genus Tibellus (Slender Crab Spiders)
Species oblongus (Tibellus oblongus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes


According to Rod Crawford, this is the only species of Tibellus found in the western portion of Washington state. [See comment here.]