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Platythomisus quadrimaculatus
(Eight-spotted Crab Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Platythomisus quadrimaculatus, commonly known as Eight-spotted Crab Spider, belongs to the genus Platythomisus, in the family Thomisidae. Platythomisus quadrimaculatus spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Platythomisus quadrimaculatus includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Platythomisus quadrimaculatus is most often sighted outdoors, and during the month of February.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Thomisidae
  • Genus: Platythomisus
  • Species: Platythomisus quadrimaculatus

Other Common Names

Eight-spotted Crab Spider


Hasselt, 1882

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Platythomisus quadrimaculatus (Eight-spotted Crab Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on February 12, 2019 by Spider ID member cander. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Platythomisus quadrimaculatus sightings reporting incomplete data.

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

Location and Range

Platythomisus quadrimaculatus (Eight-spotted Crab Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Indonesia.


Platythomisus quadrimaculatus has been primarily sighted during the month of February.

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Featured Pictures

Picture of Platythomisus quadrimaculatus (Eight-spotted Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
  • Check iconFamily Check iconGenus Check iconSpecies
  • Submitted Calendar iconFeb 12, 2019
  • Photographed Picture iconFeb 2, 2019
  • Cander
  • Location iconBelitung province Bangka-Belitung islands, Indonesia
  • Comment icon3 Comments
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