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Crab Spider 3 - Xysticus - female

Crab Spider 3 - Xysticus - Female
Gloster, Gloster Arboretum, Amite County, Mississippi, USA
May 13, 2006
Size: Body length 7.8 mm.
This appears to be in the genus Xysticus. The following diagnostic features are evident:
Tibia I with more than 2 pairs of ventral macrosetae
Lateral eyes are on tubercles that are separated.
Please confirm or correct if possible.

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Yes, we would agree with Xysticus
and the image is a close match to X. transversatus in Howell and Jenkins page 296, but... we are always confused by Xysticus!

 
thanks folks,
It also appears similar to , but transversatus seems to describe it more accurately than Thrice-banded.

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