crab spider

Thomisidae

Summary 3

Crab spider is a common name applied loosely to many species of spiders, but most nearly consistently to members of the family Thomisidae. Among the Thomisidae it refers most often to the familiar species of "flower crab spiders", though not all members of the family are limited to ambush hunting in flowers.

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  1. (c) kim fleming, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/48889105167@N01/3908715886
  2. (c) Robert Peck, all rights reserved, uploaded by kelly_k, http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/1750936
  3. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomisidae

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