Palystes

noun
Pa·​lys·​tes | \ pəˈli(ˌ)stēz \

Definition of Palystes

: a genus of hunting spiders (family Heteropodidae) that includes several large forms which prey on small fish, frogs, and lizards

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“Palystes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palystes. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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