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Thomisidae Family

The Crab Spiders

These spiders are wanderers and secure their prey by stealth. They are very aggressive and I found one eating another of its own kind after I had put them both together. They don't build any nests or webs. They are called crab spiders because of their body shape, notice how the front legs come forward just like crab claws. A very distinctive shape for IDing. Also the abdomen tends to be short, rounded and wide.
Genus: Xysticus species: elegans
Genus: Xysticus species: transversatus
Genus: Misumenops
Genus: Misumenoides