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Jumping spiders of America North of Mexico

Jumping spiders of America North of Mexico Home Previous genus: Lyssomanes
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Medium to fairly large salticids living in vegetation; the northernmost members of a neotropical group.

Members of this subfamily tend to have a very snappy but fluid jump.

Three species north of Mexico.

For more information and links to the species, go to Thiodina in the Tree of Life.


The most distinctive characteristic is the set of four bulbous setae on the underside of the first tibia. The male palpus with a double tibial apophysis is distinctive. Note also visibility of anterior gut diverticulum in ocular quadrangle.



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