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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020

Location: Fellsmere, my house

I am a wall crab spider
In the Selenopidae family.
I am hard to catch, because I run fast,
And I'm colloquially known as a "Flattie"
Because my profile is low, you won't see where I go
And I'm a champion at Hide-and-Go-Seek"!

Sources: Insect Identification for the Casual Observer - Selenopid Crab Spider (Selenops spp.)

Photo and text © 2020 Dee Fairbanks Simpson

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