(Bird-dropping Crab Spiders)

Phrynarachne, commonly known as Bird-dropping Crab Spiders, is a genus of spiders in the family Thomisidae. Phrynarachne spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Phrynarachne includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Phrynarachne is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of October.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

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

Other Common Names

Bird-dropping Crab Spiders, Bird-dung Crab Spiders


Thorell, 1869

Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Phrynarachne (Bird-dropping Crab Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 17, 2018 by Spider ID member gransomeuk. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Phrynarachne sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Phrynarachne spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Phrynarachne has been sighted 1 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Low foliage (1).

Location and Range

Phrynarachne (Bird-dropping Crab Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Malaysia.


Phrynarachne has been primarily sighted during the month of October.

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  • October: 1
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Phrynarachne Species