Crab Spider, Flower Spider (Diaea evanida)

Order: Araneae (ah-RAY-nee-ee) (Info)
Family: Thomisidae
Genus: Diaea
Species: evanida

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Cloverdale, California
Bartow, Florida
Maumee, Ohio
Marble Falls, Texas

Members' Notes:

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Positive

On Jun 8, 2007, mypetalpatch from Cloverdale, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

I consider each blossom "blessed" to have one of these cuties residing. They play watchdog over their flower and make dinner of the bad guys. When I collect for a bouquet I try to leave them their home flower.