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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Gorgasella
Chickering, 1946[1]
G. eximia
Binomial name
Gorgasella eximia

Gorgasella is a monotypic genus of Panamanian jumping spiders containing the single species, Gorgasella eximia. It was first described by Arthur Merton Chickering in 1946,[2] and is only found in Panama.[1] The genus is named after William Crawford Gorgas, who eliminated yellow fever in Panama.


  1. ^ a b "Gen. Gorgasella Chickering, 1946". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-07-16.
  2. ^ Chickering, A. M. (1946). "The Salticidae of Panama". Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology. 97: 1–474.

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