Crab Spider

Philodromus – Running Crab Spider

Philodromus, commonly called running crab spider, is a genus of crab spiders. Various species can be found throughout the entire northern hemishere and the United States. Running crab spider description The Running Crab spider is usually a brown or a gray color with very little markings if any. The second pair of legs on the […]

Xysticus – Ground Crab Spider

Spiders of the xysticus genus, also called ground crab spiders are a rather indistinct species. As all crab spiders, they look similar to crabs. The brownish coloring, along with the splotchy pattern is optimal for blending in with its natural habitat than to stand out. Depending on the species of the ground crab spider, the […]

Misumena – Flower Crab Spider

The misumena, commonly called flower crab spider, is a genus of spiders that hunt their prey in or around flowers. The most common misumena species in North America is misumena vatia, commonly called the goldenrod crab spider or also just flower crab spider. The Golden Rod Crab Spider has the ability to change its color […]

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