Crab Spider, every year you will see them on the butterfly bushes, they go down inside the blossoms if disturbed.
Jumping spiders are one of the easiest spiders to photograph, sometimes they will jump on to the camera.
Jumping spider Vancouver Island.
Jumping spiders are common on sides of houses.
Crab Spiders are ambush hunters they wait for the prey to land in front of them.
Garden spiders start out small but by the fall there big.
Crab spiders can change there coloring a bit but this one really stands out on the Purple Cone Flower.
This spider wasn't having any luck, she might try somewhere else tomorrow.
This is a female Crab Spider, the males are a lot smaller.
Crab spiders are vary patient, once you know where they are you usually can come back the next day and find it again.
Goldenrod Crab Spider caught a bee.
I was taking a picture of this Pine White butterfly when it started acting strange, the Crab Spider had it and with it it powerful venom it was over in seconds.
Crab Spider gets a Pine White butterfly.
Crab Spider blending in with matching colors.
Crab Spider gets a butterfly
You can see how small this jumper is compared to the pen, this one was on my computer desk.
Jumping spiders are sight hunters, they use there large front eye to gauge distant and leap onto there pray, they can leap up to thirty times there body length.
Its a jungle for this Crab Spider.
I would say this Jumping Spider is an eight of an inch across.
On a sunny day its pretty find Jumping Spiders on the south side of the house.