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Goldenrod Crab Spider female with prey and two attending males - Misumena vatia - male - female

Goldenrod Crab Spider female with prey and two attending males - Misumena vatia - Male Female
Midgic, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada
June 1, 2013
This must be a female Goldenrod Crab Spider? I think the prey is a Syrphid, Cheilosia. Is it unusual to have two males mounting the female simultaneously?

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Moved from Spiders.

Well, great find on the spiders
We have never seen this.

Wow! Crazy that there are two males.
Did you get any more images - maybe where the flowers aren't in the way?

 
I'm embarrased to admit
that I didn't even notice the spiders until I reviewed my photos that evening. I was photographing Syrphidae and took this one photo - recognized the syrphid as a Cheilosia sp. which I'd just been photographing extensively, and moved on looking for something new.....

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