Misumena vatia
(Golden-rod Crab Spider)

Picture ID 57351

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

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My guess is that it is an American green crab spider. It was found at a park on a fallen tree trunk.

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ItsyBitsy
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Hi, see above image for ID. 🙂

TangledWeb
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misumena vatia is able to change colors to match its surroundings, that makes the identification complicated if you didn’t know that!

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