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

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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hannawacker

Date

May 2, 2016 04:15 PM MDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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eraskin

Date

April 24, 2016

Description

With a Bobylius-fly snack.

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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sergiomarines

Date

October 26, 2014

Place

Jardín (Google, OSM)

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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leptonia

Date

April 21, 2016 10:33 AM PDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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martingrimm

Date

April 21, 2016 02:08 PM CEST

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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mikepatterson

Date

April 19, 2016 10:43 AM PDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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apower18

Date

April 19, 2016

Place

Bay area (Google, OSM)

Description

I found this spider on my mother's car and we believe it is a juvenile brown widow spider.

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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borgfly

Date

April 18, 2016

Description

I think this is a Goldenrod Crab Spider. It was quite small, so possibly a male Goldenrod.

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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tiwane

Date

April 12, 2016 04:55 PM PDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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chevaun711

Date

June 27, 2014

Place

Sagamok (Google, OSM)

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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lepalot

Date

September 9, 2006

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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fausto

Date

April 1, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

su Lamium purpureum.

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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.

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