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White Crab Spider

Thomisus spectabilis


White Crab Spider sometimes is also known as White Flower Spider. This species of Flower Spiders are a little larger than the Diaea species. White Crab Spiders also hide in flower plants waiting for preys. Their abdomen just look like the flower buds. At day time they rest in their retreats made by the leafs and their silk, which are usually on the underside of leaves. At night they sit beside the flower and wait for the visitors, such as the small moths.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Dec 23, 2008
Submitted on Sep 21, 2012

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