Elegant Crab Spider  (three photos)
Xysticus elegans

walking crab spider
Elegant Crab Spider out for a stroll.

crab spider
Pausing to take in the sights

overhead view of the elegant crab spider
Male Elegant Crab Spider stalking the insects in the grasses on Antelope Island.  This is by far one
of the prettiest of the Xysticus genus of crab spiders.  © Carol Davis, 5-18-2009

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