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Bright yellow spider
May 23, 2010
I found this spider on top of my trash can. Never seen one like this before, very bright yellow. Can you identify? For some reason he intrigued me a lot.
Thank you for your time!!
Seattle, WA

Crab Spider

This is a Crab Spider.  They are frequently found on blossoms waiting for prey, and the coloration acts as camouflage on brightly colored flowers.

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2 Responses to Crab Spider

  1. candace says:

    Im seeing spiders like these in my daycare building, not colored nor pretty….look like a crab or a fat tick but they are spiders usually brownish and very slow …….central oklahoma

  2. Dianne Smeltz says:

    I found a yellow crab spider on one of my Glarada blossoms and it was attached to a yellow butterfly!

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