Thomisidae (family) (Unidentified Crab spider or Flower spider)

For flower spiders within Thomisidae (i.e. Australomisidia sp., Lehtinelagia sp., Tharrhalea sp.):

Flower spiders are diurnal and are common on Australian native flowers such as grevilleas and wattles. They are territorial with only one spider occupying a flower, unless they are male and female come together for mating. The occupant will often sit on a flower until the petals wilt before moving onto another flower. At night flower spiders hide under the petals or leaves. (

Thomisidae (family) is listed in the following regions:

Canberra & Southern Tablelands  |  South Coast

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