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Yellow Smiley Face Crab Spider - Gasteracantha cancriformis

Yellow Smiley Face Crab Spider - Gasteracantha cancriformis
Humble, Harris County, Texas, USA
January 13, 2007
Has anyone seen one like this? This is such cool spider. It shows how truly remarkable God is!

Gasteracantha cancriformis
The Cheshire Cat spider! :D

not an expert but...
I agree that it looks like Gasteracantha cancriformis

Crablike Spiny Orbweaver

Crablike Spiny Orbweaver
We have one exactly like this guy in our backyard. He is the same yellow. I've seen varieties in all different colors - Orange, RED, I think even Blue or Green?

Wearing a Felix the Cat hat

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