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Subject: Giant Crab Spider? Panama
Location: Darien, Panama
April 13, 2017 6:18 am
Is this a Giant Crab Spider (Sparassidae)? I found it on rocks in an almost-dry stream bed in Darien, Panama on March 27th (dry season).
Signature: Peter H

Nursery Web Spider, we believe

Dear Peter,
This looks more like a Nursery Web Spider in the family Pisauridae to us.  We will attempt additional research.  Members of the family known as Fishing Spiders are frequently found near water.  Here is a similar looking individual from Honduras on Arachnids My Species.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Darien, Panama

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