Striped lynx spider in Hawai’i

I found some tiny yellow spiders patrolling some lava in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i, during a light rain. Pretty sure they are striped lynx spiders (Oxyopes salticus). It’s been dry since then and I haven’t seen them. They are absolutely adorable.

Colin Purrington Photography: Spiders and ticks &emdash; Striped lynx (Oxyopes salticus) on lava

Colin Purrington Photography: Spiders and ticks &emdash; Striped lynx (Oxyopes salticus) on lava

Colin Purrington Photography: Spiders and ticks &emdash; Striped lynx (Oxyopes salticus) on lava

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