Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans)

While mostly beneficial, capturing pest insects, this beauty also has a propensity for capturing beneficials, including many pollinators such as bees, wasps and syrphid flies.

Shown blending in on Florida Native Goldenrod (Solidago spp.)

Learn: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/beneficial/green_lynx_spider.htm

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