Misumessus is a genus of spiders in the family Thomisidae. Misumessus spiders have been sighted 8 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Misumessus includes 1 countries and 6 states in the United States. Misumessus 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: Misumessus


Nathan Banks, 1904

Sightings Overview

There have been 8 confirmed sightings of Misumessus, with the most recent sighting submitted on June 28, 2019 by Spider ID member jasperlynn. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 8 sightings because of certain Misumessus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Misumessus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 8)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Misumessus has been sighted 7 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (3). High foliage (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1). Forest (1).

Location and Range

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

Misumessus has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania.


Misumessus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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

Misumessus Species

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