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

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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dmontijo

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July 20, 2015 07:43 AM PDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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dmontijo

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July 23, 2015 11:08 AM PDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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July 31, 2015 07:10 PM EDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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martingrimm

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July 30, 2015 11:42 PM CEST

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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whidbeyinstitute

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July 16, 2015 12:41 PM PDT

Description

Dropped from an apple tree in the West Garden

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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biota

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July 27, 2015

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tiny white spider on red Yarrow blossoms

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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martingrimm

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July 27, 2015 11:19 AM CEST

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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martingrimm

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July 27, 2015 11:17 AM CEST

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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joshause

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July 25, 2015 08:39 AM PDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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bevwigney

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July 26, 2015

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On pink yarrow (achillea) in garden

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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juancruzado

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August 22, 2014 09:25 PM CDT

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Goldenrod Crab Spider Misumena vatia

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dreierj

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July 23, 2015
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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.