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Species Oxyopes salticus - Striped 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 salticus (Striped Lynx Spider)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
O. astutus Hentz 1845, O. gracilis Keyserling 1877. (Brady, 1964)
Explanation of Names
Oxyopes salticus Hentz, 1845.
Size
Body length:
Adult females: ~6mm
Adult males: ~5mm
Identification
Males


Palp:


Females


Epigynum:
Range
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)
Habitat
Grasses and leafy vegetation; grassy, weedy fields (Brady, 1964).
Print References
The Lynx Spiders Of North America, North Of Mexico (Araneae: Oxyopidae). 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)