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Bark Crap Spider

Bassaniana utahensis

Description:

It was about 1/2" diameter and the abdomon was flat like a pancake. It was living on one of the bird nest boxes I monitor.

Habitat:

Meyer Ranch Park. Living on a bird nest box

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5 Comments

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 8 years ago

Thanks for the link Forest Dragon! It's really hard to tell the different species apart, but i'm going to go with Bassaniana utahensis

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 8 years ago

Beautiful photo! Perhaps one of these:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/87495/bgpa...

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 8 years ago

haha...thanks carol!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

One of the best photos of a crab spider where it actually looks like a crab... HA!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Yes, a crab spider, not sure what kind.

AdamBrown
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AdamBrown

Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jun 17, 2012
Submitted on Jun 18, 2012

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