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Misumena vatia


By Kasy

Misumena vatia

or if you prefer Goldenrod Crab Spider. Currently living in my garden

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well spotted :-) ive looked up about them now :-)
thx Kasy they are another interesting insect :-) not seen one before.
nice photo!

3 Sep, 2014


Thank you Jane - I only learned today they are common in south England and Wales. Apparently this one is female, males are much smaller.

3 Sep, 2014


Patiently waits for his prey. Spiders are important indicators of environmental health.

3 Sep, 2014



3 Sep, 2014


Is his name Saruman? :-)

4 Sep, 2014

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