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Ground Crab Spider

Xysticus ferox

Habitat:

My back yard.

Notes:

Small crab spider, Not 100% sure of this ID


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13 Comments

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 7 years ago

I am very jealous of your camera work

williefromwi
williefromwi 7 years ago

J I think your spotting and mine are of the same exact subspecies of crab spider. I know my ID was not correct and have changed it to one that now seems to match the two of ours. It may still be wrong, but I will go with it until I am told otherwise. I sure do not know crab spiders.

Thanks Sergio, Macro is not my strength, and I have a much easier time with birds then small tiny things my eyes do not wish to focus on to easily.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 7 years ago

Great series, Willie, and what a fantastic resolution. I wish my camera was half as good!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Amazing shots, willie! Do you think my spotting could be the same species? http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/113...

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 7 years ago

Great capture, Willie!

williefromwi
williefromwi 7 years ago

Thanks Mdwildlife, Marco is not something I do often, or do well. That being said, I am going to look for more opportunities to make spottings that involve macro photography. I sure have room to improve, and the practice, should help me hone my skills. That, and their are a multitude of insects, that I will have fun trying to id. I know many common insects, but am not up on all the subspecies.

mdwildlife
mdwildlife 7 years ago

this is an awesome shot! love the detail!

williefromwi
williefromwi 7 years ago

Thanks Ken Ken

Ken Ken
Ken Ken 7 years ago

Wa~ Excellent shot~!!!

williefromwi
williefromwi 7 years ago

Thank you CarolSnowMilne, Gerardo Aizpuru, and OnengDyah.

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 7 years ago

cute spider...

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Wow incredible spider and shots!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 7 years ago

very nicely done. WOW!

williefromwi
Spotted by
williefromwi

Wisconsin, USA

Lat: 43.19, Long: -88.21

Spotted on Jun 2, 2012
Submitted on Jun 9, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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