Arachnids of North Carolina
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Xysticus funestus - a ground crab spider


Taxonomy
Order: ARANEAEInfraorder: AraneomorphaeFamily: Thomisidae                                                                                 
Identification
Online Description/Photos: BugGuide, Google Images, iNaturalist, Wikipedia, GBIF
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Distribution in North Carolina
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County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Adult phenology:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Durham
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Photo Gallery for Xysticus funestus - a ground crab spider

Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
New Hanover Co.
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Recorded by: R. Newman
Carteret Co.
Comment: FOMA
Recorded by: R. Newman
Carteret Co.
Comment: FOMA
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Donald ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: Mature male found on porch railing. Determination by palpal examination. Body length ca. 4.5mm. (Changed determination 19 Dec 2020 after revisiting palps and realizing I had been misled by an artifact in a photo.)
Recorded by: Donald ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: Mature male found on porch railing. Determination by palpal examination. Body length ca. 4.5mm. (Changed determination 19 Dec 2020 after revisiting palps and realizing I had been misled by an artifact in a photo.)
Recorded by: Donald ZEPP
Johnston Co.
Comment: Mature male found on porch railing. Determination by palpal examination. Body length ca. 4.5mm. (Changed determination 19 Dec 2020 after revisiting palps and realizing I had been misled by an artifact in a photo.)
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Cherokee Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Halifax Co.
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