Crab Spider (two
Misumenops (Flower Spider)
This tiny crab spider was found at Red Butte Gardens (on my
friend's arm). Luckily
she didn't smash it and instead offered it for a photo. We loaded it on
paper for easy photographing but it didn't stay long. © Carol
This little Misumenops (crab spider) was lurking on a tiny flower ready
to snatch its next victim near Ivins Reservoir in Southern Utah.
how the long front legs are designed to easily grab unsuspecting
pollinators. © Carol Davis, 4-24-06
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