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|date of photo Jul 15, 2011
location Carlon Meadow area. Yosemite National Park (Tuolumne County, California, US)family Thomisidaeorder Araneaeclass Arachnidanotes Frame 2 of 6. Sequence of six photos shows a Crab Spider getting into an ambush position on a Phantom Orchid (Cephalanthera austiniae) flower. The well-camouflaged spider crawled up the stem, climbed into the flower and prepared to ambush flies that landed on the orchid. The elapsed time in this sequence was 1 minute and 40 seconds.camera Canon 40D, 180mm macro, f/8, 1/100 sec.photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Spider
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