Crab spider

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Related to Aphantochilidae: Crab spider, Thomisidae
(Zool.) one of a group of spiders (Laterigradæ); - called because they can run backwards or sideways like a crab.

See also: Crab

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in periodicals archive ?
Sazima, "The adaptive bases of ant-mimicry in a neotropical aphantochilid spider (Araneae: Aphantochilidae)," Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol.
Biology and behaviour of the neotropical ant-mimicking spider Aphantochilus rogersi (Araneae: Aphantochilidae): nesting, maternal care and ontogeny of ant hunting techniques.