Yellow Crab Spider

I found this crab spider in the top leaves of a branch and took it as flower at the first sight. But watching carefully I found that it is yellow crab spider (Thomisus spectabilis), also called flower spider or flower crab spider.

Yellow Crab Spider
Yellow Crab Spider
Yellow Crab Spider
Yellow Crab Spider

13 comments:

tricia said...

What an interesting little creature. Beautiful color.

birdy said...

Thanks Tricia for your feedback.

Larry said...

Wow!

CUTE PICTURES said...

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roentarre said...

Wow, such unusual looking spider in deed

Incredible colour for sure!

Philip said...

Birdy these are Excellent shots I have never seen a yellow spider before very well taken indeed :)

birdy said...

Hi Roentarre!
Thank you very much for your comment and liking the pictures.

birdy said...

Thanks Philip for the encouragement and appreciation.

Osaid said...

Thanks Birdy for sharing this wonderful creature with us.

birdy said...

Salam Osaid!
Thanks you too for your visit and comment.

Tonya Siroki said...

Awesome photos! Is the second photo of it on a finger tip? The black background really makes it pop!

birdy said...

Thanks Tonya Siroki for your comment. Yes, in second photo the spider is on finger tip.

Exotic photos from Borneo said...

Congrat for a rare find.