Misumessus oblongus
(American Green Crab Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Misumessus oblongus, commonly known as American Green Crab Spider, belongs to the genus Misumessus, in the family Thomisidae. Misumessus oblongus spiders have been sighted 6 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Misumessus oblongus includes 1 countries and 5 states in the United States. Misumessus oblongus 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
  • Species: Misumessus oblongus

Other Common Names

Crab Spider, American Green Crab Spider

Author

Eugen von Keyserling, 1880

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Sightings Overview

There have been 6 confirmed sightings of Misumessus oblongus (American Green Crab Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on August 25, 2018 by Spider ID member tiffany. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 6 sightings because of certain Misumessus oblongus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Misumessus oblongus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 1 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Misumessus oblongus has been sighted 4 times outdoors, and 1 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). Low foliage (2). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Misumessus oblongus (American Green Crab Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: United States.

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

Seasonality

Misumessus oblongus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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  • May: 3
  • June:
  • July: 1
  • August: 2
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Picture of Misumessus oblongus (American Green Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Misumessus oblongus (American Green Crab Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
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