Smooth Flower Crab Spider On Ox-Eye Daisy

Photo of a smooth flower crab spider, yellow individual, on ox-eye daisy flower

Smooth flower crab spiders have some capacity to change color from white to yellow, depending upon the blossoms they are inhabiting. They don't use webs to capture their prey; instead, they hide in flowers and wait for insects to fly or crawl to them. Crab spiders often look like part of the flowers they inhabit.

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