June 13, 2008

 An Ambush

Yellow female Goldenrod crab spider (Misumena vatia) on Echinacea flower
Female Goldenrod crab spider (Misumena vatia) on Echinacea flower, waiting for a next victim.




2 comments


Chris Osborne said...

Wow, I love how close you got for this. Do you know what it is?

z-vet said...

Thanks.
I think it's a Goldenrod crab spider, Misumena vatia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misumena_vatia

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