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crab spider - Diaea livens

crab spider - Diaea livens
Ojai, Ventura County, California, USA
March 11, 2012
I presume some type of crab spider, but the color combination in one I've not seen before. Found in the meadows of the coastal mountains.

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crab spider - Diaea livens crab spider - Diaea livens

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

We had the same thought
Does it look like the palps are enlarged?

 
enlarged palps?
kind of, but it's hard to tell for sure. I would be nice if we had a blown-up shot of the eyes & palps. Matthew?

 
I don't have any other angles,
but I enlarged my original to focus on the head area. Don't know if that helps.

 
This one is a female, usualy
This one is a female, usualy only the females have the red coloration like in your image if i remember correctly.

green crab spider
It looks like it might be Diaea livens. Great find.

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