Sunday, December 9, 2007

Lynx Spiders

Lynx Spider has long legs and long hairs on the long legs. The spiders can be found on forest edges and undergrowth in tropical rainforest. The spiders used their long legs to help them in hunting - fast in catching prey. The lynx spider prefer not to make web as they hunt for their prey. They have smaller eyes and hence not having a good eyesight as compare with the jumping spider with large front eyes. These spiders are common and often very colorful. Since they like open area with good sunshine, they are active during the day.

Found: Bkt Lakasamana, Penang. Mac 2008

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