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Photo#18007
Lynx Spider - Oxyopes scalaris

Lynx Spider - Oxyopes scalaris
Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
May 21, 2005
Size: 4mm
It's shaped like it might be a jumping spider. The eyes that are normally on the side of the head, are on top of the head.

spiny legs
looks more like a lynx

 
Lynx spider
I didn't know lynx spiders were this far north, but that's exactly what it is. Thanks.