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Flower Spider (Crab)

Misumena Misumenops (Crab family)

Description:

The Flower Spider has a toxin potent to bees, flies and other insects much larger than themselves.

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3 Comments

C. Hedstrom
C. Hedstrom 7 years ago

The crab family is Thomisidae.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misumena

doreen.chambers.14
doreen.chambers.14 7 years ago

My favorite spider is the Crab or Flower Spider. So simple and pretty. Thanks

Packbacking
Packbacking 7 years ago

Great capture!

Vermont, USA

Spotted on Aug 4, 2014
Submitted on Aug 4, 2014

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