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Species Oxyopes salticus - Striped Lynx

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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 salticus (Striped Lynx)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oxyopes salticus Hentz, 1845.
O. astutus Hentz 1845, O. gracilis Keyserling 1877. (Brady, 1964)
BL - Adult females: ~6mm
Adult males: ~5mm
Eastern United States from Massachusetts and Iowa south to Florida and Texas, along Mexican border, north along Pacific coast to Oregon. Also much of South and Central America (Young and Lockle 1985)
Grasses and leafy vegetation; grassy, weedy fields (Brady, 1964).
Print References
The Lynx Spiders Of North America, North Of Mexico (Araneae: Oxyopidae)
By Allen R. Brady
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Vol. 131, No. 13 Cambridge, Mass. September 30, 1964
Orrey P. Young and Timothy C. Lockle, "The striped lynx spider, Oxyopes salticus [ Araneae: Oxyopidae ], in agroecosystems", BioControl 40:329-346 (1985)
Internet References