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KY spider 18 - Misumessus oblongus - female

KY spider 18 - Misumessus oblongus - Female
Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
May 27, 2011
Size: 4 mm
Taken with sweep net.

Moved tentatively
Moved from Crab Spiders. This can be frassed if not needed.

Please don't frass
The dark color of the carapace is significant in this specimen. I'm referencing it for others. Please don't discard the photo. Thanks!

I suspect that this is a penultimate Misumessus oblongus female, shortly before the final moult. Discarding specimen.

Perhaps still juvenile?
Perhaps still juvenile?

Moved from Spiders.

KY Crab Spider
Interesting. I don't know, but I wonder what the Balabans think. Any views of the eyes from the front?

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