Running Crab Spider - Part I
Tibellus "Slender Crab Spider"

tibellus crab spider
This Slender Crab Spider in the genus Tibellus was on a cement bridge on the Antelope Island Causeway.  I think the only reason I got this
photo is because the spider had only seven legs.  I'd never seen a Tibellus quite like this one.  It resembles the one below in some respects
but definitely is a different species.  © Carol Davis, 6-22-2008


Tibellus crab spider
 
Running Crab Spider with only seven legs in the Jordanelle Wetlands.  Notice how its coloring
blends in with the reeds of the wetlands. © Carol Davis, 6-28-07

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