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Flower crab spider

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Araneae
Scientific name  Misumena
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Arthropoda
Family  Thomisidae
Higher classification  Thomisidae
Flower crab spider Rylee Isitt Photography Flower Crab Spider Misumena vatia II

Lower classifications  Misumena vatia, Misumena nigromaculata
Similar  Misumena nigromaculata, Misumena vatia, Thomisidae

Flower crab spider eating a fly


Flower crab spiders are crab spiders of the genus Misumena with holarctic distribution.

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The goldenrod crab spider is the largest and most well-known of the North American flower spiders, commonly seen hunting in goldenrod sprays in autumn. It can change its color between white and yellow to match the flower it is sitting on. The color change takes a few days.

Flower crab spider Smooth Flower Crab Spider MDC Discover Nature

Species

Flower crab spider Crab Spiders Thomisidae

  • Misumena adelae Mello-Leitão, 1944 — Argentina
  • Misumena alpha Chrysanthus, 1964 — New Guinea
  • Misumena amabilis Keyserling, 1880 — Peru
  • Misumena annapurna Tikader, 1963 — India
  • Misumena arrogans Thorell, 1881 — Yule Island
  • Misumena atrocincta Costa, 1875 — Egypt
  • Misumena beta Chrysanthus, 1964 — New Guinea
  • Misumena bicolor Simon, 1875 — Corsica
  • Misumena bipunctata Rainbow, 1898 — Australia
  • Misumena citreoides (Taczanowski, 1872) — Guyana, French Guiana
  • Misumena conferta Banks, 1898 — Mexico
  • Misumena fasciata Kulczynski, 1911 — New Guinea
  • Misumena fidelis Banks, 1898 — United States, Mexico
  • Misumena frenata Simon, 1909 — Vietnam
  • Misumena ganpatii Kumari & Mittal, 1994 — India
  • Misumena greenae Tikader, 1965 — India
  • Misumena grubei (Simon, 1895) — Mongolia, China
  • Misumena indra Tikader, 1963 — India
  • Misumena innotata Thorell, 1881 — New Guinea
  • Misumena lorentzi Kulczynski, 1911 — New Guinea
  • Misumena luteovariata Mello-Leitão, 1929 — Brazil
  • Misumena maputiyana Barrion & Litsinger, 1995 — Philippines
  • Misumena maronica Caporiacco, 1954 — French Guiana
  • Misumena mridulai Tikader, 1962 — India
  • Misumena nana Lessert, 1933 — Angola
  • Misumena nigripes (Taczanowski, 1872) — Peru, French Guiana
  • Misumena nigromaculata Denis, 1963 — Madeira
  • Misumena oblonga O. P.-Cambridge, 1885 — Yarkand
  • Misumena pallescens Caporiacco, 1949 — Kenya
  • Misumena peninsulana Banks, 1898 — Mexico
  • Misumena picta Franganillo, 1926 — Cuba
  • Misumena platimanu Mello-Leitão, 1929 — Brazil
  • Misumena quadrivulvata Franganillo, 1926 — Cuba
  • Misumena rubripes Keyserling, 1880 — Peru
  • Misumena spinifera (Blackwall, 1862) — Madeira, Canary Islands
  • Misumena spinigaster Mello-Leitão, 1929 — Brazil
  • Misumena tapyasuka Barrion & Litsinger, 1995 — Java
  • Misumena terrosa Soares, 1944 — Brazil
  • Misumena variegata Keyserling, 1880 — Peru
  • Misumena vatia (Clerck, 1757) — Holarctic
  • Misumena vazquezae Jiménez, 1986 — Mexico
  • Misumena viridans Mello-Leitão, 1917 — Brazil

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    References

    Flower crab spider Wikipedia