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Crab Spider - Misumena vatia | by Mendip Wildlife
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Crab Spider - Misumena vatia

Another shot of a Crab Spider taken in the garden yesterday evening.

 

This one is quite a bit smaller than the last upload but doesn't stop it catching decent size insects. It does show the variations in colours quite nicely.

 

This spider is perched on the edge of a Hog Weed flower and the green backdrop is a Euphorbia that is in full flower, so unusually I had both tripods at full size to get the spider in the frame. The second tripod was for a clamp to reduce the wind vibration.

 

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Taken on May 27, 2012