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Botha's Hill; Kwa-Zulu Natal; South AfricaSign In to follow
it's one of the flower crab spiders ("Misumena sp."), they can (to a limited degree) change colour in much the same way a chameleon does, although the change takes days rather than seconds. i have seen these (South African one's) in a veriety of colours from yellows to whites to purples/pinks and in-betweens.
The exposure has distorted the colours, but Lars is still right, this is a spitter. i catch these nasties often enough to recognise.
N. melanoleucia's colouring is always darker towards the tail, and would still be visible in this shot.