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All Names

  • English
    • Goldenrod Crab Spider
    • Goldenrod Spider
    • Crab Spider
    • Whitedeath Crab Spider
  • German
    • Veränderliche Krabbenspinne
  • Scientific Names
    • Misumena vatia
  • Dutch
    • kameleonspin

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Recent observations

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Observer

omarsantiago31

Date

October 4, 2014

Description

Misumena vatia en una flor de cattleya trianae con unaabeja atrapada.

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Observer

omarsantiago31

Date

the past

Description

Misumena vatia en una flor de cattleya trianae con unaabeja atrapada.

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Observer

alicemunro

Date

October 19, 2014 07:26 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

White abdomen with three indentations in a triangle on back. Size of 5cent piece

Photos / Sounds

Date

October 6, 2014

Place

pittsfield (Google, OSM)

Description

Spider was found on a trail in the boulders hiking area.

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What

Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

kapie

Date

September 2, 2014

Description

Yellow Crab Spider (Misumena vatia?) blending in nicely with the yarrow (Achillea millefolium)

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What

Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

svarner

Date

September 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

araña cangrejo (Misumena vatia) Misumena vatia

Observer

pablobernal

Date

September 11, 2014 05:19 PM COT

Description

A little white Crab spider with grey lines on it back and red eyes

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What

Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

lfelliott

Date

September 13, 2014 05:37 PM CDT

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What

Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

goldeagle60

Date

September 5, 2014 11:16 AM EDT

Description

Yellow spider, crab shaped. It appeared to have "dimples" on the abdomen.

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What

Goldenrod crab spider Misumena vatia

Observer

garychang

Date

August 22, 2014 10:02 AM PDT

Description

Female, hunting on a cultivated rose.

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What

Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

marcello

Date

August 6, 2014 08:41 AM CEST

Description

Misumena vatia .
(Clerck, 1757) ♀

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What

goldenrod spider Misumena vatia

Observer

miketroll

Date

August 17, 2014 01:32 PM CDT

Description

what is it with crab spiders missing legs?

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Description from Wikipedia

Misumena vatia is a species of crab spider with holarctic distribution. In North America, where it is the largest and best-known flower spider, it is called the goldenrod crab spider or flower (crab) spider, because it is commonly found hunting in goldenrod sprays in the autumn.

No range data available.