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Goldenrod Crab Spider

Misumena vatia

Description:

Vibrant yellow spider with almost transparent legs and thorax. These spiders can be as small as 3 mm but this one was good size and close to 9 mm. This spider does not have any lines running down its' abdomen but does have 8 dots running down the abdomen in two rows that are parallel to each other.

Habitat:

This spider was found in a yellow flower (Day Lily?) in the flower bed in my front yard in Grand Island, Nebraska at 565 masl.

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1 Comment

Tukup
Tukup 2 years ago

Boy he really blends in. Great catch Watson5! Thanks for sharing.

Watson5
Spotted by
Watson5

Grand Island, Nebraska, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2019
Submitted on May 18, 2020

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