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stab mark spider - Thanatus

stab mark spider - Thanatus
London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
April 28, 2004
Size: body 7-8 mm
In gravel beside creek. I don't know if the "stab mark" is a distinctive feature, but it looks similar to the ones shown on the Thanatus photos in the Guide.

I would agree...
I would agree with your ID. It is certainly a running-crab spider (Philodromidae), although I couldn't have told you the specific genus; but I would agree that your suggestion is the correct genus... :)

Nice image!

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