Misumena vatia
(Golden-rod Crab Spider)

Picture ID 15998

Picture of Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider) - Dorsal

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White crab spider.

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This appears to be a goldenrod crab spider (Misumena vatia) They are often found sitting in or on flowers to ambush flying insects that feed off the nectar.

ItsyBitsy
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Hi, your image has been filed. (See above image for ID.) 🙂

Mizzle
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It is resting on chives. Great photo!

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