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Crab Spider – Thomisidae

A stunning little pink crab spider eating a cabbage moth. The pink crab spider is from the Thomisidae family, likely a flower crab spider in the genus Thomisus, of which there are at least 15 to choose from.

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Crab Spider – Thomisidae

What an amazing example of camouflage as this tiny crab spider matched the pink blossoms of the Keurboom tree or choice tree (Virgilia divaricata) right here in the Heldeberg Nature Reserve.

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