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White-banded crab spider

Misumenoides formosipes


A small crab spider named for the band that runs underneath its lower row of eyes that can be either white or yellow. The rest of the coloring of this species varies greatly.


Often on flowers stalking winged insects.

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KarenL 7 years ago

Very pretty spider!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

WOW! Good thing I saw your crab spider. My unknown spider now has an ID. It is the male of this spider. Awesome!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

Love this crab spider. Do you know what this one is? I don't have an ID yet. Thanks. Great spots.

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Huron Township, Michigan, USA

Spotted on May 1, 2012
Submitted on Mar 18, 2013

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