Diaea dorsata
(Green Crab Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Diaea dorsata, commonly known as Green Crab Spider, belongs to the genus Diaea, in the family Thomisidae. Diaea dorsata spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Diaea dorsata includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Diaea dorsata is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Thomisidae
  • Genus: Diaea
  • Species: Diaea dorsata

Other Common Names

Green Crab Spider


(Fabricius, 1777)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Diaea dorsata (Green Crab Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 23, 2019 by Spider ID member laylapoppy. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Diaea dorsata sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Diaea dorsata spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Diaea dorsata has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Diaea dorsata (Green Crab Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United Kingdom.


Diaea dorsata has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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  • February: 1
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