Unidentified

Picture ID 52582

Picture of unidentified spider

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Crab Spider....Mecaphesa?

  • Submitted by: 
    I.spy
  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2019
  • Photographed: Aug 19, 2018
  • Spider: Unidentified
  • Location: minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
  • Spotted Outdoors: On Flower
  • Found in web?: No
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Hi, this might be Misumenoides formosipes, a Red-banded Crab Spider , AKA/ White-banded Crab Spider. The reason it has two different major common names is that the band that the common names refer to (under the eyes) is part of the spiders’ ability to change color.