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Is this a Goldenrod spider. - Misumena vatia - male

Is this a Goldenrod spider. - Misumena vatia - Male
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
August 3, 2004
Had this spider on a flower eyeing up some prey, decided to see if anyone can confirm what it is.

Moved

Goldenrod crab spider
I think you were right. Looks like an immature male Misumena vatia instead. Was looking at the data map and saw an M. formosipes listed for BC (which would be rare) so I clicked and saw it might be a misplaced.

Here's an immature male Misumena vatia:


Immature male Misumenoides formosipes:

Reminds us more of Misumenoides
Check the guide here (1)

 
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Thank you for the info and link. Much appreciated.

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