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Species Oxyopes scalaris - Western Lynx Spider

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders)
Genus Oxyopes
Species scalaris (Western Lynx Spider)
Explanation of Names
Latin: "of or belonging to a flight of steps or a ladder"
Identification
Female



Male
Remarks
These may have a thick brown line on the ventral surface of the femurs, but this is not to be confused with the 'distinct black line'.
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