Bassaniana utahensis
(Utah Crab Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Bassaniana utahensis, commonly known as Utah Crab Spider, belongs to the genus Bassaniana, in the family Thomisidae. Bassaniana utahensis spiders have been sighted 6 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Bassaniana utahensis includes 2 countries and 1 states in the United States. Bassaniana utahensis 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
  • Species: Bassaniana utahensis

Other Common Names

Utah Crab Spider

Author

Willis J. Gertsch, 1932

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Sightings Overview

There have been 6 confirmed sightings of Bassaniana utahensis (Utah Crab Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 12, 2018 by Spider ID member bizzyhizzy. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 6 sightings because of certain Bassaniana utahensis sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 20% of the time, Bassaniana utahensis spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 0 female and 1 male.
  • Environment: Bassaniana utahensis has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). High foliage (3).

Location and Range

Bassaniana utahensis (Utah Crab Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Canada, United States.

Bassaniana utahensis has also been sighted in the following states: Utah.

Seasonality

Bassaniana utahensis has been primarily sighted during the month of April.

  • January: 1
  • February: 1
  • March:
  • April: 3
  • May: 1
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Bassaniana utahensis (Utah Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Bassaniana utahensis (Utah Crab Spider) - Lateral Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Bassaniana utahensis (Utah Crab Spider) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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