Mecaphesa

Mecaphesa is a genus of spiders in the family Thomisidae. Mecaphesa spiders have been sighted 11 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Mecaphesa includes 1 countries and 7 states in the United States. Mecaphesa is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Crab Spiders, Flower Spiders

Author

Eugène Simon, 1900

Sightings Overview

There have been 11 confirmed sightings of Mecaphesa, with the most recent sighting submitted on July 24, 2018 by Spider ID member friel. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 11 sightings because of certain Mecaphesa sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 11% of the time, Mecaphesa spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 9)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Mecaphesa has been sighted 9 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (4). On flower (2). Low foliage (2). Ground layer (1).

Location and Range

Mecaphesa has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

Mecaphesa has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, South Carolina, Texas.

Seasonality

Mecaphesa has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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

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