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''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 spider, because it is commonly found hunting in goldenrod sprays in the autumn.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jan 5, 2021. Captured Jun 15, 2020 23:55 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm