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Crab Spider

Mecaphesa sp.

Description:

I'm not sure of an exact ID, and the image isn't the best quality for zooming in, but it looks like it appears to have 2 eyes on top and 4 on the bottom - all about the same size. The spider was yellow with some markings, and it was very hairy.

Habitat:

Habitat: Spotted on a dead flower head with a cast skin. I'm not sure if it molted recently, or if the skin belonged to a different crab spider.

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2 Comments

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 2 years ago

Thank you Jim!

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 2 years ago

Great photography, Christine!

Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Sep 13, 2018
Submitted on Sep 17, 2018

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