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Death by color Thomisidae spider, Thomisus onustus;<br />
Apidae bee, Apis mellifera;<br />
Flower, Silene vulgaris. Apidae,Arachnida,Araneae,Caryophyllaceae,Caryophyllales,Thomisidae,Thomisus,Thomisus onustus,apis mellifera,arthropoda,arthropods,bee,insects,predation,silene,spider,wild flower Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

    comments (7)

  1. Oh wow, this one really tells a story. Fantastic capture, awesome title. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you so much, Ferdy, for your feedback! Cheers* Posted 5 years ago
  2. I bet a few didn't see the spider. I didn't see it straight away.

    Posted 5 years ago
    1. ;) Thank you, Dave! Cheers* Posted 5 years ago
    2. Yup - same here. I thought the bee was in a flower petal - how wrong I was! Posted 5 years ago
  3. Brilliant photo. I'm really going to hunt this elusive creature now, both in my garden and when I'm on holiday. Thank you for the inspiration. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thank you, too! This spiders are relatively easy to spot, just pay attention to the flowers that are especially visited by bees or any other hymenoptera. Cheers! Posted 5 years ago

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''Thomisus onustus'' is a crab spider species in the genus ''Thomisus'' belonging to the family Thomisidae.

Similar species: Spiders
Species identified by RMFelix
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By RMFelix

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Uploaded May 19, 2016. Captured May 19, 2016 16:45.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/8.0
  • 1/320s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm