Athamas (spider)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Athamas (genus))
Jump to: navigation, search
Athamas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Euophryinae
Tribe: Athamini
Genus: Athamas
O. P-Cambridge, 1877
Type species
Athamas whitmeei
O. P.-Cambridge, 1877
Species

see text

Diversity
6 species

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

Name[edit]

The genus name is derived from Athamas, the king of Orchomenus in Greek mythology.

Species[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Szűts, T. (2003): On remarkable jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from Papua New Guinea. Folia entomologica hungarica 64: 41-58. PDF