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Northern crab spider

Mecaphesa asperata


It does not weave a web so it is a hunter-ambusher and is usually found in plant terminals. It is rather slow moving and is usually sedentary as it awaits its prey.

1 Species ID Suggestions

SpiderJoe 7 years ago
Northern Crab Spiderr
Mecaphesa asperata

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1 Comment

MeganM 7 years ago

Thanks for the ID, SpiderJoe. I have updated the spotting to reflect this.

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Iowa City, Iowa, USA

Spotted on Oct 1, 2012
Submitted on Oct 14, 2012

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