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Crab spider (uncertain) dining on syritta pipiens (for sure!) - Mecaphesa

Crab spider (uncertain) dining on syritta pipiens (for sure!) - Mecaphesa
Santiago Oaks Park, Orange, Orange County, California, USA
July 6, 2006
I have little trouble telling a crab spider in its typical "embrace me!" pose, but this critter wouldn't let go long enough to show me one.

Images of this individual: tag all
Crab spider (uncertain) dining on syritta pipiens (for sure!) - Mecaphesa Crab spider (uncertain) dining on syritta pipiens (for sure!) - Mecaphesa Crab spider (uncertain) dining on syritta pipiens (for sure!) - Mecaphesa

Probably Misumena vatia
Crab Spider.

 
Think it's this one?

I was surprised to see no goldenrod crab spiders from California. Will submit some nice images for ID.

 
Yes
That is the one.

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