Picture ID 48184

Picture of unidentified spider

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Misumena vatia (Golden-rod Crab Spider), female? At first I thought this was a Misumenoides formosipes, but it did not have the white, transverse ridge below the bottom row of eyes as stated in the ID info. Was found in a flower box on my fence in a patch of various colored petunias.

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  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2018
  • Photographed: Jun 7, 2016
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: Commerce City, Adams county, CO, Colorado, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: On Flower
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, yes. You did well with identifying your spider.


Maybe I was wrong, this could be Misumenoides formosipes. The light-colored band is between the rows of eyes. Misumena vatia doesn’t have the red abdomenal markings.