Flower spider – Swift Crab Spider

Post on September 22, 2012 Crab Spider Spider BugsMacro

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Crab spiders don’t weave webs to trap prey, but conceal in surroundings like flower petals wait and ambush for insects. This Swift Crab Spider (Mecaphesa celer) perches on a sun flower petal with morning dews. The body is pale in green with brownish texture, camouflages perfectly in the hunting ground.

  • Canon, EOS 1D Mark IV
  • MP-E 65mm F2.8 1-5x Macro
  • ISO 250, 0.5s, F16 ,65mm
  • Village Creek. Arlington, TX
  • September 09, 2012
Flower spider -  Swift Crab Spider

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