Misumena vatia (Clerck 1757) (Family Thomisidae)


Male

With Prey

Female

With Prey: Aporia crataegi

Colour Variant

Male Spiderling

Length: Male 2.5-4mm, Female 5.5-11mm
Egg Spiderling Female Male
? (Earliest: 1.4) May - October
(Earliest: 14.5)
May - July
(Earliest: 11.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows

Heath and Moorland
Food:
Aporia crataegi

Other Lepidoptera

Diptera

Apidae

Other Insecta

Spider and Harvestman Recording Scheme (UK): Misumena vatia
Araneae Spinnen Europas: Misumena vatia
Nature Spot: Misumena vatia


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