One of the 'flower spiders' (so-called because they generally hunt in similarly-colored flowers for visitors such as bees and flies), Misumenops asperatus is a much smaller nearctic relative of the better-known Goldenrod Spider Misumena vatia. M. asperatus is easily told by the markings on its abdomen (a "capped" V, with the point of the V at the end of the somewhat angular abdomen) and its striped legs. The background color of the abdomen is often whitish or even a pale greenish color, in contrast to its larger relatives, which may be white but are more often yellow.
Critical thermal maximum of the green lynx spider, Peucetia viridans (Araneae, Oxyopidae).(SHORT COMMUNICATIONs)(Report)
Jan 01, 2007; ABSTRACT. The critical thermal maximum (CTMax) of Peucetia viridans Hentz 1832 adult spiders was determined in the laboratory....