Philodromus marxi
( Metallic Crab Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Philodromus marxi, commonly known as Metallic Crab Spider, belongs to the genus Philodromus, in the family Philodromidae. Philodromus marxi spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Philodromus marxi includes 1 countries and 1 states in the United States. Philodromus marxi is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Philodromidae
  • Genus: Philodromus
  • Species: Philodromus marxi

Other Common Names

Metallic Crab Spider


Keyserling, 1884

Primary Colors

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Philodromus marxi ( Metallic Crab Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 23, 2018 by Spider ID member friel. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Philodromus marxi sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Philodromus marxi spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Philodromus marxi has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Philodromus marxi ( Metallic Crab Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Philodromus marxi has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama.


Philodromus marxi has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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  • May: 1
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Featured Pictures

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