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Crab spider

Observed: 13th May 2010 By: DevonianDevonian’s reputation in InvertebratesDevonian’s reputation in InvertebratesDevonian’s reputation in InvertebratesDevonian’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Completely white spider. Didn't appear to want to have its photo taken and scampered off soon after this. The grassland host buttercups and cuckoo flower. These photos where taken close to some boggy ground/

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Misumena vatia interacts

Comments

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CrabSpider

Hi I think it's a crab spider?

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Crab spider (Misumena vatia)

Yes, these identifications appear to be correct. This species is obviously given to some variation as the photograph in my book shows it with red lines along the abdomen.

Thanks for your help.

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Misumena vatia

Thanks for your responses. Details updated