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Twin-flagged Jumping Spider - Anasaitis canosa, Okeefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Folkston, Georgia.jpg
Female Anasaitis canosa from Okeefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Folkston, Georgia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Anasaitis
Bryant, 1950[1]
Type species
Prostheclina morgani
Peckham & Peckham, 1901[1]
  • Maeotella Bryant, 1950

Anasaitis is a genus of the spider family Salticidae (jumping spiders). The described species occur in the West Indies, with one species also found in the United States.


The genus name is derived from the salticid genus Saitis.


As of November 2015, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following species:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Gen. Anasaitis Bryant, 1950", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2015-11-13 

Further reading[edit]

  • Hill, David Edwin (2006): Predatory pursuit of ants by Anasaitis canosa (Araneae, Salticidae). PDF

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