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Flower Crab Spider

Thomisus sp.

Description:

small yellow spider, body about .5 cm in length; "These spiders may be yellow or white, depending on the flower in which they are hunting. Especially younger females, which may hunt on a variety of flowers such as daisies and sunflowers, may change color "at will". The color change takes a few days." ~wiki

Habitat:

spotted on the flowers of a fleabane (Pulicaria incisa) plant in my desert garden

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

Egypt

Spotted on May 11, 2013
Submitted on May 11, 2013

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