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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
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Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Mecaphesa

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Chelicerata - Chelicerates
Class Arachnida - Arachnids
Order Araneae - Spiders
Infraorder Araneomorphae - True Spiders
No Taxon Entelegynes
Family Thomisidae - Crab Spiders
Genus Mecaphesa

Species asperata - Northern Crab Spider
Species californica - Mecaphesa californica
Species carletonica - Mecaphesa carletonica
Species celer - Swift Crab Spider
Species coloradensis - Mecaphesa coloradensis
Species deserti - Mecaphesa deserti
Species dubia - Mecaphesa dubia
Species gabrielensis - Mecaphesa gabrielensis
Species importuna - Mecaphesa importuna
Species quercina - Oak Crab Spider
Species rothi - Mecaphesa rothi
Species schlingeri - Mecaphesa schlingeri
Species verityi - Mecaphesa verityi
No Taxon aikoae-californica-carletonica complex
No Taxon celer-importuna-lepida complex
No Taxon possible asperata
No Taxon possible celer
No Taxon possible dubia
No Taxon Great Lakes asperata or celer