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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


Species Bassaniana versicolor

Crab Spider - Bassaniana versicolor - male crab spider - Bassaniana versicolor Dark crab spider? - Bassaniana versicolor - male Which Spider? - Bassaniana versicolor Handsome male - Bassaniana versicolor - male Crab Spider - Bassaniana versicolor Voucher Image - Bassaniana versicolor - female Bassaniana versicolor - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Thomisidae (Crab Spiders)
Genus Bassaniana (Bark Crab Spiders)
Species versicolor (Bassaniana versicolor)
Anterior eye row definitely recurved, anterior legs quite mottled in both sexes, maculations on posterior declivity of female carapace usually well separated