Common crab spider (Xysticus cristatus)
Web: Crab spiders don’t make catching webs, but use their elongated first and second legs to overpower their prey. They are sit and wait predators, often well camouflaged and laying in an ambush to surprise passing prey.
Habitat: in many different environments such as grassland, on bushes and other low vegetation, rather in open habitats.
How to recognize:
Looks similar to:
♀: 9-11 mm
♂: 3-4 mm
♀: April till August
♂: April till August