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Not known

Observed: 16th August 2011 By: Richard BevanRichard Bevan’s reputation in Invertebrates
SL371350
SL371350 1
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which a crab spider (Misumena vatia) interacts

Comments

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Crab Spider

Appeared to be making nest in possibly wild parsley

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Unidentified spider

I agree with the ID of Wild Carrot but what about the spider?

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Unidentified spider

I agree with the ID of Wild Carrot but what about the spider!

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I think the spider is probably waiting for prey

in the form of insects attracted to the flowers. Since it's the same colour as the flowers, the insects aren't likely to realise it's there.