Documenting nature in the Amazon through photographs and sketches

lynx spider

This lynx spider is definitely a hunter, like other members of the family Oxyopidae.  The species in this family are characterised by the size and position of the eyes, the shape of the abdomen and the setae on the legs.  I really liked that the setae on the legs look like the prickles on the leaves.

The image in this post is also from the trip to the forest where we saw the red flower and the jaguar tracks from previous posts.

lynx spider

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