Green lynx spiders actively hunt prey, but still use silk for draglines, jumping, and building distinctive egg sacs. Mother guards sac and spiderlings.
Green lynx spiders are ambush hunters, leaping with precision to capture prey. They lurk on leaves or flowers and pounce on insects feeding on nectar.
Green lynx spiders have remarkable camouflage and can change colors to blend with their surroundings, a process that takes around 16-17 days.
Female green lynx spiders have been observed spitting venom defensively, with droplets traveling up to 20 cm, a behavior not seen in males or juveniles.
Green lynx spiders are beneficial predators that feed on various agricultural pests, including destructive moth species, making them potential allies in natural pest control.
Green lynx spiders are beneficial predators that can help control agricultural pests, although they may also prey on beneficial insects like bees and wasps. Their usefulness depends on the specific crop, location, and pest dynamics.