Crab Spider

Crab Spider

Subject: Spider info needed
Location: Satara, Maharashtra, India
October 13, 2014 12:48 am
We got this spider clicked at Satara, Maharashtra, India. Not sure what species and name of this Spider.
Size of this spider is about 6 – 8 mm.
Need details of this Spider please.
Signature: Chetan

Dear Chetan,
This is a Crab Spider in the family Thomisidae, and like your individual, many members of this family have camouflage coloration that allows them to hide in flowers where they ambush pollinating insects.  We will attempt to identify the species for you.


Location: Satara, Maharashtra, India

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