The main defense of this species is camouflage. It can bite other invertebrates, but that doesn't help against larger animals. Its fangs are too short and its venom is too weak.
This article is unpublished.
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Jerry Kirkhart, Fresno City College
Mohammad Mahmoud, Fresno City College
Mahmoud, M. 2002. "Misumena vatia" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 04, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Misumena_vatia.html
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