Ghost Spider
  Hibana sp.  
Order: Araneae
Family: Anyphaenidae
 
Physical Characteristics
 
 
  Cephalothorax:      
Pear shaped with fovea present.    
Abdomen:    
Ovular and elongated.    
Legs:    
Prograde with two claws and lamelliform claw tufts.    
Size:    
3.0-8.5 mm
   
 
 
 
 
  Habitat:    
  They can be found in vegetation, under leaves, bark, and rocks.
  Range:
    Southeastern Canada and Eastern United States. Southern Texas to California.  
         
 
         
  Web Type:    
  As they are hunting spiders they do not make webs but are known to create sac that they retreat to.  
       
Fun Fact:    
  Unlike the rest of the Anyphaenids, Hibana are diurnal rather than nocturnal. They are also known to control tree pest populations, especially those of aphids.