Autor Thema: crab-spider, the Netherlands  (Gelesen 136 mal)

Frank van de Putte

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crab-spider, the Netherlands
« am: 2019-01-12 00:28:33 »
I found this crab-spider in 2017, on the edge of a marsh, it was just about 4 mm in body-length, from what I can remember..

Could this be Ozyptila trux?
I'm from the Netherlands, but I can read some German :-)

Simeon Indzhov

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Re: crab-spider, the Netherlands
« Antwort #1 am: 2019-01-12 07:11:14 »
This is certainly Ozyptila, but can species be told only after habitus?
Simeon

Frank van de Putte

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Re: crab-spider, the Netherlands
« Antwort #2 am: 2019-01-14 22:07:21 »
Hello Simeon, I think you're right, it may be impossible to tell without looking at the genitalia. According the Wiki this species is very similar to O.westringi; https://wiki.arages.de/index.php?title=Ozyptila_westringi The latter is more a species of coastal dunes and saltmarshes. 

This specimen looked special/new to me, so I was very curious :) The only Ozyptila species I've been able to find/determine so far are O.praticola and O.atomaria.
I'm from the Netherlands, but I can read some German :-)