'Flower Spider...'

'Flower Spider...'

Close-up of a flower spider (Misumena vatia).

These spiders are the masters of disguise and will sit camouflaged on the petals of a flower waiting for an unsuspecting victim to come close at which point they jump on them and inject their prey with a deadly poison.
Ref:
Date:
20/09/09
Location:
Wass Woods
Photographer:
Neil Wolfe
'Flower Spider...'

'Flower Spider...'

Close-up of a flower spider (Misumena vatia).

These spiders are the masters of disguise and will sit camouflaged on the petals of a flower waiting for an unsuspecting victim to come close at which point they jump on them and inject their prey with a deadly poison.
Ref:
Date:
20/09/09
Location:
Wass Woods
Photographer:
Neil Wolfe