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Northern Crab Spider - Mecaphesa asperata Habitat: Meadow<br />
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  1. Such clarity Posted 3 days ago
    1. Thanks. I felt like I was being watched by all those eyes. Posted 2 days ago

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''Mecaphesa asperata'', the northern crab spider, is a species of crab spider in the family Thomisidae, found in North and Central America, and the Caribbean. It is a species of the 'flower spiders', so-called because they generally hunt in similarly coloured flowers for visitors such as bees and flies, and is a much smaller nearctic relative of the better-known Goldenrod Spider ''.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Apr 7, 2021. Captured Sep 11, 2020 08:46 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/166s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm