Acragas (spider)

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Acragas
ECU11-6153 Acragas longimanus female.jpg
Female Acragas longimanus in Ecuador
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Amycinae
Genus: Acragas
Simon, 1900
Type species
Acragas longimanus
Simon, 1900
Species

see text

Diversity
20 species

Acragas is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae (jumping spiders). It is found in Central and South America.[1]

Name[edit]

The genus name is derived from the Greek name of Agrigentum, an ancient city on Sicily.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Platnick, Norman I. (2014). "The World Spider Catalog, Version 15". American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 

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