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#1 Gordo

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Posted 06 August 2012 - 09:10 PM

I saw this cool white spider mostly because the bug didn't fly away when I neared the flower. I have seen very similar spiders before but they were yellow on yellow flowers. (but with the same red-striped white abdomen)

I tried looking this one up but couldn't find another that matched it exactly. Others were called "Flower Spider" or "Crab Spider", both were said to be able to change color (the females only, I think)

So, is this a Crab Spider or a Flower Spider?
Or am I not even close?

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 12:07 AM

Goldenrod crab spider.

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#3 Gordo

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Posted 07 August 2012 - 12:37 AM

Thanks!

I Googled that & found lots of information about these spiders and will definitely be on the lookout for more color variations to add to my Creepy Crawly photo collection.

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