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Flower Crab Spider ♂

Thomisus sp.

Description:

So many crab spiders on my caper these days! These small (about 3 mm in body length) and dark-colored spiders are male. The females are larger and bright yellow. (Spotting of female: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/207...) This sexual dimorphism is typical to this family of crab spiders.

Habitat:

spotted on the caper bush (Capparis sp.) in my desert garden

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

دهب, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on May 12, 2016
Submitted on May 13, 2016

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