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Whitebanded Crab Spider

Misumenoides formosipes


Whitebanded Crab Spider. Tiny Crab spider on a magenta flower. It was so small that all I could see was the black legs.


Flowering plant in arid place.

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LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Cindy for the ID and the link. I think you are correct.

Nice on Luis! My first thought was a male Misumenoides formosipes but it's tough to see the markings on the face. Take a look at this toward the bottom:

LuisStevens 6 years ago

Thank you Gilma

Beautiful!! Fantastic picture, LuisStevens.

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San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Spotted on Aug 31, 2014
Submitted on Sep 4, 2014

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