Running Crab Spider  (two photos)
Genus Philodromus

gray and tan crab spider
While walking around Silver Lake at Brighton, Utah in 2011, I was looking inside a False Hellebore plant
 when I noticed a little rock sitting in the middle of the leaves.  Upon closer inspection, I saw a crab
 spider perched on it.  It had a different coloring than any other running crab spider that I've
seen.  It was a great find and it was gorgeous!  © Carol Davis 7-14-2011

Philodromus crab spider
No one seems to be able to identify this one to species and I can see why since it is so unusual  in color. I can't
imagine how many species of spiders there are in this world just waiting to be identified.  This one gets my
"all-time beautiful running crab spider award." © Carol Davis 7-14-2011

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