Species Details

Xysticus emertoni

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Scientific Name Xysticus emertoni Notes
This female thomisid (crab) spider built a silk egg sac from its silk and the leaf of a strawberry plant. The female stays with the egg sac to protect it from egg predators and parasites. This Xysticus emertoni was…
This female thomisid (crab) spider built a silk egg sac from its silk and the leaf of a strawberry plant. The female stays with the egg sac to protect it from egg predators and parasites. This Xysticus emertoni was collected from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and photographed on 2 July 1981. This species occurs throughout most of North America. (Source: University of Alberta BioDiTRL online database, accessed Dec. 7, 2015. Copyright restrictions apply.)

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"Xysticus emertoni, University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/g/2-30043. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

Kingdom Animalia Phylum Arthropoda Subphylum Chelicerata Class Arachnida Order Araneae Suborder Opisthothelae Family Thomisidae Genus Xysticus Species Xysticus emertoni
This hierarchy is created from our museum records, it may not always accurately reflect modern taxonomies.

Taxonomic Hierarchy for University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum