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  • 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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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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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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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

susanelliott

Date

August 3, 2014

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Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Date

August 2, 2014 01:51 PM EDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

August 1, 2014

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What

Crab spider Misumena vatia

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kiana

Date

July 14, 2014 06:07 PM PDT

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Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

michellejipson14

Date

June 30, 2014

Description

Photo by: Micah Rock

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Crab spider Misumena vatia

Observer

zeddyseymour

Date

June 23, 2014

Description

Found whilst gardenning in Notting Hill

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

susanelliott

Date

July 7, 2014

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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zcota

Date

June 26, 2014

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

Observer

tiwane

Date

June 27, 2014 10:29 AM PDT
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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.