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Spider crab eating a bombus pascuorum

Observed: 8th August 2013 By: JamesRiallJamesRiall’s reputation in InvertebratesJamesRiall’s reputation in InvertebratesJamesRiall’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

Saw this bumblebee being dragged across (out of?) a convolvulus flower and off behind a yellow flag leaf.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Crab Spider (Misumena vatia) interacts

Comments

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The prey looks like a Honey Bee. This spider can to some extent change its colour to suit its surroundings. It can be found in white, yellow and this green form.

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Hony Bee

Oh Dear

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