Template:Potd/2008-12-09 (en)

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A female Goldenrod Crab Spider (Misumena vatia) capturing a bee (cf. Andrena sp.). Spiders usually inject the poison at the back of the victim's head, where the nerves concentrate. Notice the perfect colour mimicry between the spider and the flower, a Yellow Chamomile (Anthemis tinctoria).

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A female Goldenrod Crab Spider (Misumena vatia) capturing a bee (cf. Andrena sp.). Spiders usually inject the poison at the back of the victim's head, where the nerves concentrate. Notice the perfect colour mimicry between the spider and the flower, a Yellow Chamomile (Anthemis tinctoria).

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