Jaak Põder - Patient

Jaak Põder - Patient

This ambush hunter sits patiently on dandelion and waits for a visiting insect. It usually selects yellow or white blossom, and depending on the colour of the blossom also chooses it's own colour. It takes a lot longer for the spider to turn yellow than to turn (back) white.

Location: Estonia

Posted on 16.09.2013
Photo info - 28.05.2005: Canon EOS 20D, 100 mm, ISO 200, f 20, 1/50 sec
Tags: flower spider goldenrod crab spider jaak poder krabiämblik misumena vatia Thomisidae wildlife photography
Jaak Põder - Patient

Jaak Põder - Patient

This ambush hunter sits patiently on dandelion and waits for a visiting insect. It usually selects yellow or white blossom, and depending on the colour of the blossom also chooses it's own colour. It takes a lot longer for the spider to turn yellow than to turn (back) white.

Location: Estonia

Posted on 16.09.2013
Photo info - 28.05.2005: Canon EOS 20D, 100 mm, ISO 200, f 20, 1/50 sec
Tags: flower spider goldenrod crab spider jaak poder krabiämblik misumena vatia Thomisidae wildlife photography