Thomisus onustus
(Pink Crab Spider)

Featured spider picture The spider species Thomisus onustus, commonly known as Pink Crab Spider, belongs to the genus Thomisus, in the family Thomisidae. Thomisus onustus spiders have been sighted 9 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Thomisus onustus includes 4 countries and 0 states in the United States. Thomisus onustus 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: Thomisus
  • Species: Thomisus onustus

Other Common Names

Pink Crab Spider

Author

Charles Athanase Walckenaer, 1805

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Sightings Overview

There have been 9 confirmed sightings of Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider), with the most recent sighting submitted on May 9, 2019 by Spider ID member gemw22. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 9 sightings because of certain Thomisus onustus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 50% of the time, Thomisus onustus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 8)
  • Sex: 4 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Thomisus onustus has been sighted 8 times outdoors, and 2 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (1). On flower (5). Low foliage (2).

Location and Range

Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider) has been sighted in the following countries: Croatia, Greece, Spain, United Kingdom.

Seasonality

Thomisus onustus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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  • May: 6
  • June: 2
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Featured Pictures

Picture of Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider) - Dorsal,Accidental adventive Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider) - Female - Egg Sacs,Eyes Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconJan 30, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconJun 18, 2017
  • MarcD6
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    Female
  • Location iconTorà, Lleida, Spain
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Picture of Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider) - Female - Dorsal,Egg Sacs Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconJan 30, 2018
  • Photographed Picture iconJun 18, 2017
  • MarcD6
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    Female
  • Location iconTorà, Lleida, Spain
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Picture of Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider) - Eyes Enlarge Picture
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Picture of Thomisus onustus (Pink Crab Spider) - Female - Lateral,Prey Enlarge Picture
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  • Submitted Calendar iconDec 21, 2017
  • Photographed Picture iconMay 15, 2016
  • MarcD6
  • Sex icon
    Female
  • Location iconEl Prat de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
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