White crab spider, probably Thomisus sp.

White crab spider, probably Thomisus sp.

Observation - White crab spider, probably Thomisus sp. - UK and Ireland. Description: White with somewhat translucent thorax, head and legs, about 8mm in length. Found on flowers of Wallflower, Erysimum sp. Bowles Mauve. Lurked under flower heads, emerging when insects approached flowers (e.g. Bombus, Syrphids). Spun single thread to

White with somewhat translucent thorax, head and legs, about 8mm in length. Found on flowers of Wallflower, Erysimum sp. "Bowles Mauve". Lurked under flower heads, emerging when insects approached flowers (e.g. Bombus, Syrphids). Spun single thread to move between flower heads when its existing location was shaded.