Bassaniana
(Bark Crab Spiders)

Bassaniana, commonly known as Bark Crab Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Thomisidae. Bassaniana spiders have been sighted 21 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Bassaniana includes 2 countries and 10 states in the United States. Bassaniana is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of April.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Thomisidae
  • Genus: Bassaniana

Common Name (AASMore information icon)

Bark Crab Spiders

Other Common Names

Crab Spiders

Author

Strand, 1928

Sightings Overview

There have been 21 confirmed sightings of Bassaniana (Bark Crab Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 18, 2018 by Spider ID member tangledweb. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 21 sightings because of certain Bassaniana sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 5% of the time, Bassaniana spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 20)
  • Sex: 0 female and 6 male.
  • Environment: Bassaniana has been sighted 12 times outdoors, and 9 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (6). Low foliage (1). High foliage (3). Ground layer (1). Under rock or debris (1).

Location and Range

Bassaniana (Bark Crab Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Bassaniana has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Texas, Utah.

Seasonality

Bassaniana has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
  • March: 1
  • April: 8
  • May: 3
  • June: 5
  • July:
  • August:
  • September:
  • October:
  • November: 2
  • December:


Bassaniana Species


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Picture of Bassaniana spp. (Bark Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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