Capeta (spider)

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Capeta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Sitticinae
Genus: Capeta
Ruiz & Brescovit, 2005
Type species
Capeta tridens
Ruiz & Brescovit, 2005
Species

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Diversity
2 species

Capeta is a genus of spiders in the family Salticidae (jumping spiders).

Name[edit]

Capeta is a Brazilian word for devil. tridens ("trident") refers to the three projections in the male palp seen in ventral view (the embolus, its basal projection and the retrolateral tibial apophysis).

Distribution[edit]

C. tridens is only known from the State of Bahia in Brazil, while C. cachimbo was found in the Serra do Cachimbo, Pará.

Species[edit]

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