Arachnids of North Carolina
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Misumena vatia - Goldenrod crab spider


Taxonomy
Order: ARANEAEInfraorder: AraneomorphaeFamily: Thomisidae                                                                                 
Identification
Online Description/Photos: BugGuide, Google Images, iNaturalist, Wikipedia
Distribution in North Carolina
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Adult phenology:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: old field, forest
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Photo Gallery for Misumena vatia - Goldenrod crab spider

Recorded by: Vin Stanton
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Vin Stanton
Buncombe Co.
Comment: not great pic, best I could get
Recorded by: Vin Stanton
Buncombe Co.
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Recorded by: Barbara McRae
Macon Co.
Comment: It was on a coneflower
Recorded by: Barbara McRae
Macon Co.
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Recorded by: C. Taunton
Wake Co.
Comment: NCMA
Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Bladen Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Avery Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Watauga Co.
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Recorded by: Brian Bockhahn
Avery Co.
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