Scientific name Misumenops
Higher classification Thomisidae
Similar Misumenoides, Flower crab spider, Diaea
Misumenops feeding cucumber beetle
Misumenops is a common genus of crab spider with more than 100 described species.
The genus name is derived from the related crab spider genus Misumena and the Greek ending ops "looks like". This ending is often used to denote closely related or similar looking genera.