Picture ID 136925

Picture of unidentified spider

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Possible juvenile flower crab spider [Misumena vatia]? Found on dandelion eating prey, no web visible. Apologies I don't have a better camera. 1/2

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I’m not sure if you’re ID is correct, though it is what I would say too. 🙂 I don’t know if the juveniles have the ability to change colors that the adult females do. Normally the spider would match the color of the dandelion unless it had to move abruptly to take an opportunity. We understand about the camera, we volunteers are mostly using the cellphones we carry to shoot pics quickly. The pros usually use Canon cameras. I’ve been asking people with nice detailed photos how they got the shot for a couple of years. Cellphones can be frustrating… Read more »