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Garden Crab - Mecaphesa celer

Garden Crab - Mecaphesa celer
Desoto, Dallas County, Texas, USA
May 3, 2012
I'm hoping to be able to watch this mature. Mama renardii chose a good place to lay her eggs, so this Queen Anne's Lace plant in my garden has at least 6 Asassin Bug nymphs on it and they all seem to be flourishing.

Moved
Moved from Frass.

Frassed
Moved from Swift Crab Spider.

 
Frassed?
Is there a specific reason you frassed this one? I think it's a keeper.

 
Moved
I think you and I were moving it about the same time--I saw there was already one for TX in May. Alas, the Assassin Bugs won out and this one disappeared.

Moved
Moved from Mecaphesa.

Moved
Moved from Crab Spiders.

Looks to be a young male Mecaphesa
Joe Lapp may be able to say which one.

 
Mecaphesa celer
Yes, Mecaphesa celer. The four spots at the anterior dorsum are a give-away - celer when they forma trapezoid that's wider anteriorly.

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