Flower spider – Swift Crab Spider

Post on September 22, 2012 Crab Spider Spider BugsMacro


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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