Female, hunting on a cultivated rose.
Misumena vatia .
(Clerck, 1757) ♀
what is it with crab spiders missing legs?
Photo by: Micah Rock
Found whilst gardenning in Notting Hill
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.