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Taxonomy for Misumena vatia (Clerck, 1758) (Goldenrod crab spider)
Class
Arachnida (Lamarck, 1801) (Arachnids) - Systematics
 1063 families, 15295 genera, 143413 species
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Subclass
Micrura (Ehrenberg, 1831)
 859 families, 11073 genera, 123779 species
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Infraclass
Megoperculata (Börner, 1902)
 192 families, 5040 genera, 58576 species
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Order
Araneae (Clerck, 1757) (Spiders) - Systematics
 167 families, 4883 genera, 57507 species
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Suborder
Araneomorphae (Smith, 1902) (True Spiders)
 124 families, 4402 genera, 54050 species
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Infraorder
Araneomorphi (Smith, 1902)
 116 families, 4393 genera, 54002 species
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Group
Entelogynae
 96 families, 3934 genera, 47338 species
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Superfamily
Thomisoidea (Sundevall, 1833)
 2 families, 247 genera, 3268 species
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Family
Thomisidae (Sundevall, 1833) (Crab spiders) - Systematics
 208 genera, 2611 species
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Subfamily
Thomisinae (Sundevall, 1833)
 69 genera, 1897 species
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Genus
Misumena (Latreille, 1804) (Flower crab spiders)
 62 species
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Species
vatia (Clerck, 1758) (Goldenrod crab spider)
 0 subspecies
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Misumena vatia
Common namesGoldenrod crab spider, Flower spider, Flower crab spider, Crab Spider
German namesVeränderliche Krabbenspinne
Dutch namesGewone kameleonspin, Kameleonkrabspin
Danish namesKamæleonedderkop
Finnish namesKukkahämähäkki
Norwegian namesKameleonkrabbeedderkopp
Swedish namesBlomkrabbspindel
French namesMisumène variable
AuthorClerck, 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire))))), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica)), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia), Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Moldova), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus)
Asia
West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Iran)), Far East (East Asia (Japan, Korea (South Korea))), Central Asia (Turkestan (Kazakhstan))
Caucasus
Georgia, Azerbaijan
Russia
America
South America
Brazil
North America
Mexico, USA (Florida, Louisiana, California, Montana, Illinois, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Texas, Mississippi, New Jersey, South Carolina, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Idaho, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Alabama, New York, Virginia, Iowa, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Nebraska, South Dakota, Delaware, Vermont, North Dakota), Canada (Alberta, Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and Labrador), Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Oceania
Polynesia
Hawaii


Ecozones: Holarctic

Distribution by Synonymus:
Misumena oblonga   Yarkand
CountriesAlbania, Andorra, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesMisumena vatia in faunaeur.org
Misumena vatia in insectidentification.org
Misumena vatia in itis.gov
Misumena vatia in dyntaxa.se
Misumena vatia in Wikipedia (English)

Misumena vatia (Goldenrod crab spider, Flower spider, Flower crab spider, Crab Spider)

Synonyms
Aranea 4-lineata (Linnaeus, 1761)
Aranea albonigricans (Panzer, 1804)
Aranea calicina (Olivier, 1789)
Aranea calycina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Aranea citrea (De Geer, 1778)
Aranea citrina (Fourcroy, 1785)
Aranea cretata (Preyssler, 1791)
Aranea hasselquistii (Scopoli, 1763)
Aranea kleinii (Scopoli, 1763)
Aranea osbekii (Scopoli, 1763)
Aranea quinquepuncata
Aranea quinquepunctata (Panzer, 1804)
Aranea scorpiformis (Fabricius, 1775)
Aranea sulphereoglobosa
Aranea sulphurea (Martini & Goeze In Martini & Goeze, 1778)
Aranea sulphureoglobosa (Martini & Goeze In Martini & Goeze, 1778)
Aranea uddmanni (Scopoli, 1763)
Aranea virginea (Müller, 1776)
Araneus vatius (Clerck, 1757)
Mecaphesa deserti )
Misumena calycina (Gertsch, 1939)
Misumena citrea (Latreille, 1804)
Misumena corona (Children, 1836)
Misumena cretata (Preyssler, 1791)
Misumena cucurbitina (Sordelli, 1868)
Misumena dauci (Walckenaer, 1802)
Misumena devia (Koch, 1845)
Misumena farta (Hentz, 1847)
Misumena hasselquisti (Scopoli, 1763)
Misumena kleini (Scopoli, 1763)
Misumena modesta (Banks, 1898)
Misumena oblonga (Octavius Pickard-cambridge, 1885)
Misumena occidentalis (Kulczynski, 1911)
Misumena osbeki (Scopoli, 1763)
Misumena pratensis (Hahn, 1831)
Misumena quadrilineata (Linnaeus, 1767)
Misumena scorpiformis (Fabricius, 1775)
Misumena spinipes (Brullé, 1832)
Misumena uddmanni (Scopoli, 1763)
Misumena vatia occidentalis (Kulczynski, 1911)
Misumena virginea (Muller, 1776)
Misumena viridis (Walckenaer, 1826)
Misumenops modestus (F. O. Pickard-cambridge, 1900)
Misumenops vatia (Hu & Guo, 1982)
Pachyptile devia (Simon, 1864)
Thomisus calycinus (Prach, 1866)
Thomisus citreus (Blackwall, 1861)
Thomisus citreus georgiensis (Walckenaer, 1837)
Thomisus cucurbitinus (Sordelli, 1868)
Thomisus dauci (Walckenaer, 1805)
Thomisus devius (C. L. Koch, 1845)
Thomisus fartus (Hentz, 1847)
Thomisus phrygiatus (Walckenaer, 1837)
Thomisus pratensis (Hahn, 1833)
Thomisus quadrilineatus (Hahn, 1833)
Thomisus scorpiformis (Hahn, 1833)
Thomisus spinipes (Brullé, 1832)
Thomisus vatius (Thorell, 1856)
Thomisus viridis (Walckenaer, 1837)
Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
SubclassMicrura
InfraclassMegoperculata
OrderAraneae
Spiders
SuborderAraneomorphae
True Spiders
InfraorderAraneomorphi
SuperfamilyThomisoidea
FamilyThomisidae
Crab spiders, Typical Crab Spiders
SubfamilyThomisinae
GenusMisumena
Flower crab spiders
Misumena vatia
Goldenrod crab spider, Flower spider, Flower crab spider, Crab Spider
AuthorClerck, 1758
 
Synonyms
Aranea 4-lineata
Aranea albonigricans
Aranea calicina
Aranea calycina
Aranea citrea
Aranea citrina
Aranea cretata
Aranea hasselquistii
Aranea kleinii
Aranea osbekii
Aranea quinquepuncata
Aranea quinquepunctata
Aranea scorpiformis
Aranea sulphereoglobosa
Aranea sulphurea
Aranea sulphureoglobosa
Aranea uddmanni
Aranea virginea
Araneus vatius
Mecaphesa deserti )
Misumena calycina
Misumena citrea
Misumena corona
Misumena cretata
Misumena cucurbitina
Misumena dauci
Misumena devia
Misumena farta
Misumena hasselquisti
Misumena kleini
Misumena modesta
Misumena oblonga
Misumena occidentalis
Misumena osbeki
Misumena pratensis
Misumena quadrilineata
Misumena scorpiformis
Misumena spinipes
Misumena uddmanni
Misumena vatia occidentalis
Misumena virginea
Misumena viridis
Misumenops modestus
Misumenops vatia
Pachyptile devia
Thomisus calycinus
Thomisus citreus
Thomisus citreus georgiensis
Thomisus cucurbitinus
Thomisus dauci
Thomisus devius
Thomisus fartus
Thomisus phrygiatus
Thomisus pratensis
Thomisus quadrilineatus
Thomisus scorpiformis
Thomisus spinipes
Thomisus vatius
Thomisus viridis

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