Subject: green spider I.D?
August 13, 2016 9:29 pm
Hi, this green spider was seen at Thomassin (Haiti) in about 1000 m. of altitude.
I would love to know its name.
We hope you are as amused as we are that this spider you found at Thomassin, Haiti is a Crab Spider in the family Thomisidae, but alas, we have not had any luck determining the species. Crab Spider can be identified because their front two pairs of legs are considerably longer than the remaining two pairs of legs. Your image also nicely documents the eye arrangement pattern, which can be compared to the eye pattern of the family Thomisidae on BugGuide.
I greatly appreciate your help. Based on the information you gave me I made a couple research on it and I tink its probably a Rejanellus pallescens.
Thank you so much,