Goldenrod Crab Spider

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Location: vancouver bc
April 3, 2016 7:30 pm
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Goldenrod Crab Spider
Goldenrod Crab Spider

This is one of the most common color variations of the Goldenrod Crab Spider, Misumena vatia, a species that does not form webs to snare prey.  The Goldenrod Crab Spider or Flower Spider hunts by waiting hidden on blossoms until an insect moves close enough to be captured.  You can find additional information on BugGuide.

Goldenrod Crab Spider
Goldenrod Crab Spider

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