Crab Spider – Petrichus niveus

A native hunting crab spider that is commonly found throughout the Falklands archipelago and mainland South America.

Common Name: Crab Spider
Latin Name: Petrichus niveus

This small spider is a native to the Falkland Islands and is relatively common and often observed. It is an active hunter. Distribution: East & West Falkland, Keppel, Weddell, Sea Lion, Bleaker, Steeple Jason and George Islands. P. niveus is also found across South America

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