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Wasp for breakfast

A female crab spider, Misumena vatia with its breakfast – a social wasp (I should be able to figure out which species – suggestions welcome)

Body length: 7 mm

 

In my last post I took some pity on male crab spiders. If they intend to procreate, they really have their work cut out. Female crab spiders are serious predators...

 

Stacked from 21 early morning exposures in Zerene Stacker.

 

Canon 5DmkII + Canon MP-E65 @ 1.2X, 1/13s, f7.1, ISO200

 

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Taken on September 22, 2012