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Xysticus cristatus

Featured spider picture The spider species Xysticus cristatus belongs to the genus Xysticus, in the family Thomisidae. Xysticus cristatus spiders have been sighted 1 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Xysticus cristatus includes 1 countries and 0 states in the United States. Xysticus cristatus 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: Xysticus
  • Species: Xysticus cristatus


(Clerck, 1757)

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Sightings Overview

There have been 1 confirmed sightings of Xysticus cristatus, with the most recent sighting submitted on May 28, 2018 by Spider ID member rickcwest. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 1 sightings because of certain Xysticus cristatus sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 0% of the time, Xysticus cristatus spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 1)
  • Sex: 0 female and 0 male.
  • Environment: Xysticus cristatus has been sighted 2 times outdoors, and 0 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: On flower (1). Open field, pasture, grassland (1).

Location and Range

Xysticus cristatus has been sighted in the following countries: Canada.


Xysticus cristatus has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

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