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Spider having lunch Any spider expert out there who could help me identify this hungry fellow?  Geotagged,Portugal,Summer,macro,spider Click/tap to enlarge

Spider having lunch

Any spider expert out there who could help me identify this hungry fellow?

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  1. Beautiful shot! Would probably need multiple angles to have a better chance at an ID:
    - frontal view: eye arrangement is a great way to find the family of spiders
    - top view: to see the patterns on the abdomen
    Posted one month ago, modified one month ago
    1. Thank you so much for your help Ferdy, I'll keep those tips in mind here forward on my photographic walks ;-) Posted one month ago
      1. Welcome. Here's a nice visual guide regarding spider eye arrangement and how it maps to families:
        https://www.thebiologistapprentice.com/blog-archives/spider-identification-by-eye-arrangement
        Posted one month ago
        1. Nice, that will come handy in future spider shots! :-) Posted one month ago
  2. Cool looking spider. And a super macro image of spider behaviour. It reminds me of the trapezoid crab spiders (Thomisidae) here in Australia, with their abdomens that look like cut blocks of butter! Posted one month ago
    1. Thank you so very much Ruth. I can see the similarities with the trapezoid crab spider ;-) Posted one month ago

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Uploaded Nov 1, 2021. Captured Sep 3, 2021 08:04 in 4685+M7 Moncarapacho, Portugal.
  • X-T20
  • f/1.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm