Anyphaenidae: buzzing spiders

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A mainly American family with a single UK species, Anyphaena accentuata, that can be recognised by arrow head markings on the abdomen. They are good climbers that live on the foliage of trees in woodland and scrub, where they hunt and mate. They are active hunters that pounce on insects that sit on leaves such as leafhoppers, aphids and flies.
Buzzing spider
Males of this species (top shot) use acoustic cues in courtship, vibrating the abdomen and…

Source: BugBlog

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