Taxon details

Misumessus oblongus (Keyserling, 1880)

  • Rank: Species (Genus type)
  • Status: accepted
  • Described: m f
  • Last updated: 2017-12-11
  • LSID: []
  • Distribution: Canada, USA
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Taxonomic references
Misumena oblonga Keyserling, 1880: 79, pl. 2, f. 52 (Dm).
Misumena americana Keyserling, 1880: 85, pl. 2, f. 44 (Df).
Misumena oblonga Emerton, 1892: 371, pl. 30, f. 4 (mf).
Misumena americana Simon, 1898i: 876 (Dm).
Misumenops oblongus F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1900: 144, pl. 10, f. 8-9 (f).
Misumessus oblongus Banks, 1904a: 112.
Misumenops oblongus Gertsch, 1939b: 319, f. 44-45, 62-63 (mf).
Misumenops oblongus Chickering, 1940a: 197, f. 13-15 (mf).
Misumenops oblongus Kaston, 1948: 415, f. 1486, 1504-1506 (mf).
Misumenops oblongus Schick, 1965: 111, f. 153-155 (mf).
Misumenops oblongus Dondale & Redner, 1978b: 141, f. 451-454 (mf).
Misumenops oblongus Breene et al., 1993: 78, f. 78A-C (mf).
Misumessus oblongus Lehtinen & Marusik, 2008: 195.
Misumessus oblongus Edwards, 2017: 304, f. 2a-b, 3a-j, 6g (mf).

Banks, N. (1904a). New genera and species of Nearctic spiders. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 12: 109-119. 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

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

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

Edwards, G. B. (2017). Revision of Misumessus (Thomisidae: Thomisinae: Misumenini), with observations on crab spider terminology. Journal of Arachnology 45(3): 296-323. doi:10.1636/JoA-S-17-025.1 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

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

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, N├╝rnberg, 283 pp., pl. 1-8. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.64832 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Lehtinen, P. T. & Marusik, Y. M. (2008). A redefinition of Misumenops F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1900 (Araneae, Thomisidae) and review of the New World species. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 14(4): 173-198. doi:10.13156/100.014.0406 download pdf -- Show included taxa

Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1900). Arachnida - Araneida and Opiliones. In: Biologia Centrali-Americana, Zoology. London 2, 89-192, pl. 6-15. [for the exact dates see Lyal, 2011] 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

Simon, E. (1898i). On the spiders of the island of St Vincent. III. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 65(4, 1897): 860-890. [published in April 1898, after Duncan, 1937] doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1898.tb01390.x download pdf -- Show included taxa

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Date Type Reference Detail
2017-12-11 New taxonomic reference entry Edwards, 2017 n/a
2017-12-11 Species distribution update Edwards, 2017 n/a (Old value)