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Flower Crab Spider Mating

Thomisus sp.

Description:

10 Minutes earlier the spider almost caught a fly. I went back later and found the spider mating. Maybe the male won't get away and she's got a meal as well. On the other hand, she's first got to dislodge that grip!

Notes:

10 minutes before : http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/176...

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16 Comments

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Thanks everyone! A similar spotting (http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/172...) a few weeks ago.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

I knew I had something related in my collection: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/908...

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

Great one, Johan!

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Fabuloso:::

AritanaSabatin
AritanaSabatin 8 years ago

Wow!

Ietermagog
Ietermagog 8 years ago

Lovely series. Just shows you who is the boss!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Beautiful white spider!

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

fabulous shots... the size difference is amazing.

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Thanks everyone! It is one of my favorite spiders.

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 8 years ago

wow what a fabulous spider! great shots Johan

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 8 years ago

super shots

RiekoS
RiekoS 8 years ago

Beautiful series.

great capture JohanHeyns,beautiful spider,congrats and thanks for sharing

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

By the looks of it.... a lot! ;)

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Thanks Dez! What do they know about Valentines day?

Smith'sZoo
Smith'sZoo 8 years ago

Absolutely amazing!!!! Well done Johan!

Johan Heyns
Spotted by
Johan Heyns

Lesedi Local Municipality, Gauteng, South Africa

Spotted on Feb 10, 2013
Submitted on Feb 10, 2013

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