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Waiting... ... patiently. This White Crab spider is waiting on the underside of a Globe Thistle blossom. Canada,Geotagged,Goldenrod crab spider,Misumena vatia,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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... patiently. This White Crab spider is waiting on the underside of a Globe Thistle blossom.

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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 gary fast
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By gary fast

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Uploaded Nov 16, 2019. Captured Jul 29, 2019 13:41 in Sutil Point Rd, Mansons Landing, BC V0P 1K0, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/18.0
  • 1/50s
  • ISO1250
  • 60mm