(Grass Crab Spiders)

Oxytate, commonly known as Grass Crab Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Thomisidae. Oxytate spiders have been sighted 5 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Oxytate includes 3 countries and 0 states in the United States. Oxytate is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of January.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Grass Crab Spiders


L. Koch, 1878

Sightings Overview

There have been 5 confirmed sightings of Oxytate (Grass Crab Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on March 23, 2019 by Spider ID member biplobshil02. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 5 sightings because of certain Oxytate sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Oxytate spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 5)
  • Sex: 0 female and 2 male.
  • Environment: Oxytate has been sighted 5 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (2). Low foliage (3).

Location and Range

Oxytate (Grass Crab Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: India, Malaysia, Thailand.


Oxytate has been primarily sighted during the month of January.

  • January: 2
  • February: 1
  • March: 1
  • April:
  • May:
  • June: 1
  • July:
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Oxytate spp. (Grass Crab Spiders) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxytate spp. (Grass Crab Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxytate spp. (Grass Crab Spiders) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxytate spp. (Grass Crab Spiders) - Male - Ventral Enlarge Picture
Picture of Oxytate spp. (Grass Crab Spiders) - Dorsal,Eyes Enlarge Picture
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