Hidden Monsters

MR 368

I happened to see this interesting spider lurking in the duff layer. In keeping with the albino theme Ive had lately, this little guy fits in nicely. Im pretty sure this spider is in the Thomisidae family, or crab spider in the common tongue. Getting these guys down to genus and species is pretty tricky – many many variations of these spiders. They are ambush hunters, and this one lays wait in the duff layer on the forest floor waiting for dinner to crawl by…

MR 369

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