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Crabspider

Observed: 23rd July 2011 By: newportmeisternewportmeister’s reputation in Invertebratesnewportmeister’s reputation in Invertebrates
crabspider
Description:

I think this is some type of crab spider - I was taking photos of bees and most were flying. This bee was stationary and it wasn't until I moved close to take a macro photo did I see the spider.
Also does anyone know how the spider picks up the colour from the flower ?
High res version of this photo is here :
http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulnew/5967163164/sizes/o/in/photostream/

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Crab Spider (Misumena vatia) interacts