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Misumenoides formosipes - female White Banded Crab Spider
Photographer: Daniel Mele
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
Story: 
Misumenoides formosipes are ambush spiders and wait for prey to get within attacking range. This one was located within a marigold flower I planted in my backyard, waiting for a meal.
Digital Alterations: 
All edits in Lightroom 5. Basica contrast, clarity, saturation, and sharpness.
Camera Information: 5D Mark III, Canon 100mm macro 2.8L, extension tubes
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