Other spiders that are common in rice fields are:
(Oi.) - The smallest of all rice field spiders. Has a strong preference
for young instar nymphs of hoppers. It can kill at least fifty second
instar nymphs of green leafhoppers per day. Atypena belongs to the
family Linyphiidae commonly known as dwarf spiders.
(Thorell) - common name lynx spider, is a member of the family Oxyopidae.
It is an excellent hunter of immature and adult rice insect pests
because of its hexagonal eye pattern. An adult consumes two to three
leaf folder moths per day.
(Okuma) and Tetragnatha javana (Thorell) - Six Tetragnatha
species are common in rice fields. All are web builders belonging
to the family Tetragnathidae. Of these, T. virescens Okuma
and T. javana (Thorell) are the most common during the early
vegetative growth stage of the rice plant.
(Doleschall) is a large, beautiful, web-spinning spider. Its large,
sticky web is effective in catching flying pests, such as the short-horned
grasshopper and other flies.