WHITE CRAB SPIDER

White Crab Spider (Thomisus lobosus) is a small sized beautiful spider which is endemic to India. The males are smaller in size than females. Females measures 3 – 5 mm while males are only 1 – 2 mm in size. These are commonly found in flowers and generally hide behind sepals and petals.  These spiders has eight small eyes in two rows. Both rows are recurved. Its cephalothorax is brownish while the abdomen is white in colour.

White Crab Spider (Photographed by Dr. Niraj Kumar)

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