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Adult Male - Thanatus formicinus - male

Adult Male - Thanatus formicinus - Male
Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada
April 4, 2010
Size: BL = 6-7 mm
In its natural habitat. This one was sunning itself on a leaf in the middle of a path through the woods. It never moved while I took several close pictures, and I would have stepped on it a few minutes earlier had I not looked down at just the right moment. I found a penultimate male of this species under a log a few weeks ago in the same area. This one probably also overwintered as a subadult, and recently had its final molt.