Anasaitis

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Anasaitis
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]
Synonyms[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.

Name[edit]

The genus name is derived from the salticid genus Saitis.

Species[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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

External links[edit]