Well-Nigh Wordless Wednesday: Cryptic

It’s winter, and I now live in a place where it actually gets rather cold at night.  That unfortunately means that I don’t have my usual access to mid-winter insects and I can no longer make you all jealous that we still have bugs out and about.  But, I do have a nice stockpile of shots I took at BugShot 2012 that I haven’t shared yet!  While I anxiously await spring and the return of pretty flowers and insects to photograph, I bring you bugs and other arthropods from Florida!

Every time I look through my BugShot photos, I see new creatures I didn’t realize I’d photographed.  For example, I took this photo thinking I was photographing a group of flowers.  Somehow, I completely missed the giant yellow crab spider:

Crab spider on flowers

Crab spider on flowers

It was dark out, but wow!  For such a big spider, it sure did blend in well!


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