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All Names

  • Spanish
    • Araña camuflada de las flores
  • French
    • Misumène variable
    • Thomise variable
  • Russian
    • Цветочный паук
  • 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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Recent observations

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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aztekium

Date

January 10, 2017 10:36 AM +06

Description

Creo... @d_b

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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francisco3

Date

January 18, 2017 10:07 AM HST

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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katharinab

Date

September 7, 2016 08:25 AM HST

Description

Has caught a Bee of some kind...its camouflage serving it well s

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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rhp

Date

May 10, 2015 09:02 AM PDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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psweet

Date

August 6, 2013 01:23 PM CDT

Description

SONY DSC

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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mclough

Date

June 15, 2016 03:02 AM EDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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zelicaon

Date

August 15, 2013

Description

Crab spider in ornamental aster.

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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francisco3

Date

January 5, 2017 11:37 AM HST

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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fyn_kynd

Date

September 1, 2013 05:05 PM EDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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ryanbrookskiwi

Date

December 28, 2016 04:19 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seen in Christchurch, New Zealand

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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zelicaon

Date

July 7, 2015 11:26 PM CST

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

pmcg12

Date

December 17, 2016 03:07 PM CST

Description

A young female, approximately 1.5 cm leg tip to leg tip

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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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