''Diaea dorsata'' is one of the smaller crab spiders, with a palearctic distribution. Females can grow up to 6 mm, males up to 4 mm. Prosoma and legs are green, the opisthosoma is yellowish with a brown mark. Like ''Misumena vatia'', this spider can change its color to fit its surrounding; however, this takes several days.
''D. dorsata'' prefers forest edges. It can be found on oak leaves. The subadults overwinter under the bark of dead trees. Adults appear in May. The males have an.. more