Taxon details

Misumenoides formosipes (Walckenaer, 1837)

  • Rank: Species
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2023-04-27
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Canada, USA
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Taxonomic references
Thomisus formosipes Walckenaer, 1837: 504 (Dmf).
Thomisus flavescens Walckenaer, 1837: 519 (Df).
Thomisus pardus Walckenaer, 1837: 529 (Df).
Thomisus aleatorius Hentz, 1847: 444, pl. 23, f. 2 (Df) [].
Runcinia brendelii Keyserling, 1880: 127, pl. 2, f. 70 (Dmf).
Misumena aleatoria Emerton, 1892: 369, pl. 30, f. 2 (mf).
Runcinia aleatoria Banks, 1892a: 59, pl. 3, f. 18 (f).
Misumena aleatoria Emerton, 1902: 27, f. 75, 78-82 (mf).
Misumenoides aleatorius Petrunkevitch, 1911: 408.
Misumena aleatoria Peelle & Saito, 1933: 110, f. 1 (m; presumably misidentified).
Misumenoides aleatorius Gertsch, 1939b: 309, f. 5-6, 28-29, 40-41, 87, 94-95 (mf).
Misumenoides aleatorius Comstock, 1940: 540, f. 582 (m).
Misumenoides aleatorius Chickering, 1940a: 194, f. 7-9 (mf).
Misumenoides formosipes Chamberlin & Ivie, 1944: 157, f. 26-27 (mf, S of Misumenoides aleatorius).
Misumenoides aleatorius Kaston, 1948: 413, f. 1483-1484, 1499-1501, 2071 (mf).
Misumena aleatoria Saito, 1959: 122, f. 155a-e (m; presumably misidentified).
Misumenoides formosipes Schick, 1965: 105, f. 147-149 (mf).
Misumenoides formosipes Dondale & Redner, 1978b: 129, f. 416, 427-430 (mf).
Misumenoides formosipes Breene et al., 1993: 78, f. 77A-C (mf).
Misumenoides formosipes Lehtinen, 2004: 173, f. 26, 77 (m).

Banks, N. (1892a). The spider fauna of the Upper Cayuga Lake Basin. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 44: 11-81, pl. 1-5. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Breene, R. G., Dean, D. A., Nyffeler, M. & Edwards, G. B. (1993). Biology, Predation Ecology, and Significance of Spiders in Texas Cotton Ecosystems with a Key to Species. Texas Agriculture Experiment Station, College Station, 115 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chamberlin, R. V. & Ivie, W. (1944). Spiders of the Georgia region of North America. Bulletin of the University of Utah 35(9): 1-267. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Chickering, A. M. (1940a). The Thomisidae (crab spiders) of Michigan. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters 25: 189-237. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Comstock, J. H. (1940). The spider book, revised and edited by W. J. Gertsch. Cornell Univ. Press, Ithaca, 727 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Dondale, C. D. & Redner, J. H. (1978b). The insects and arachnids of Canada, Part 5. The crab spiders of Canada and Alaska, Araneae: Philodromidae and Thomisidae. Research Branch Agriculture Canada Publication 1663: 1-255. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1892). New England spiders of the family Thomisidae. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 8: 359-381. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Emerton, J. H. (1902). The common spiders of the United States. Boston, 225 pp. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.5617 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Gertsch, W. J. (1939b). A revision of the typical crab spiders (Misumeninae) of America north of Mexico. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 76: 277-442. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Hentz, N. M. (1847). Descriptions and figures of the araneides of the United States. Boston Journal of Natural History 5: 443-479, pl. 23-24, 30-31. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Kaston, B. J. (1948). Spiders of Connecticut. Bulletin of the Connecticut State Geological and Natural History Survey 70: 1-874. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Keyserling, E. (1880). Die Spinnen Amerikas. Laterigradae. [Erster Band]. Bauer & Raspe, Nürnberg, 283 pp., pl. 1-8. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. (2004). Taxonomic notes on the Misumenini (Araneae: Thomisidae: Thomisinae), primarily from the Palaearctic and Oriental regions. In: Logunov, D. V. & D. Penney (eds.) European Arachnology 2003 (Proceedings of the 21st European Colloquium of Arachnology, St.-Petersburg, 4-9 August 2003). Arthropoda Selecta, Special Issue 1, 147-184. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Peelle, M. L. & Saitō, S. (1933). Spiders from the southern Kurile Islands. II. Araneida from Shikotan. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series 6, Zoology (6) 2: 109-123. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Petrunkevitch, A. (1911). A synonymic index-catalogue of spiders of North, Central and South America with all adjacent islands, Greenland, Bermuda, West Indies, Terra del Fuego, Galapagos, etc. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 29: 1-791. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Saitō, S. (1959). The Spider Book Illustrated in Colours. Hokuryukan, Tokyo, 194 pp. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Schick, R. X. (1965). The crab spiders of California (Araneae, Thomisidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 129(1): 1-180. download pdf -- Show included taxa

Walckenaer, C. A. (1837). Histoire naturelle des insectes. Aptères. Tome premier. Roret, Paris, 682 pp., pl. 1-15. [plates in second pdf] doi:10.5962/bhl.title.61095 download pdf download pdf -- Show included taxa

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