Image: Spider and fly April 2008-6

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Description: Crab spider (Thomisus onustus) capturing the more convenient (the female) of a couple of mating flies. The male fly probably escaped in due course because the spider cannot eat more than one fly at a time and the crab spider has no web in which to store food for later.
Title: Spider and fly April 2008-6
Credit: Own work
Author: Alvesgaspar
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