Zeuxippus

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This article is about the spider genus. For the great Roman baths in Constantinople, see Baths of Zeuxippus.
For other uses, see Zeuxippus (disambiguation).
Zeuxippus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Section: Dionycha
Superfamily: Salticoidea
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Dendryphantinae
Genus: Zeuxippus
Thorell, 1891
Type species
Zeuxippus histrio
Thorell, 1891
Species

see text

Diversity
4 species

Zeuxippus is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders).

Spiders in this genus looks similar to those of Rhene.[1]

Description[edit]

The abdomen is longish oval, more slender than that of Rhene. The first pair of legs is thicker than the others.[1]

Species[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Murphy & Murphy 2000: 289f

References[edit]

  • Murphy, Frances & Murphy, John (2000): An Introduction to the Spiders of South East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.
  • Platnick, Norman I. (2009): The world spider catalog, version 9.5. American Museum of Natural History.