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Crab spider - Misumessus oblongus

Crab spider - Misumessus oblongus
Baton Rouge, Brookhollow Drive, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
May 8, 2006
Size: Body length 4.1 mm

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Beautiful Crab Spider
This Crab Spider is gorgeous! I've never seen one with a mask like that. Excellent image!

 
Looks like the red mask of Misumena
All four front eyes are about the same size, which eliminates Misumenops, and no transverse ridge between the eyes which eliminates Misumenoides. And Misumena often has such a red or golden triangular mask covering all eight eyes.

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