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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Hispo
Simon, 1885[1]
Type species
Hispo cingulata
Simon, 1885[1]

See text.

9 species

Hispo is a genus of the spider family Salticidae (jumping spiders).[1]

Species of Hispo range in body length from 5 to 7 mm in females, and 3 to 4 in males.[2]


Most species are found in Madagascar, with others found in Africa and the Seychelles.[1] These parts were mostly connected during the time of Gondwana, or lie close.


As of March 2017, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following species:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Gen. Hispo Simon, 1886", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2017-03-07 
  2. ^ Murphy, Frances & Murphy, John (2000), An Introduction to the Spiders of South East Asia, Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Nature Society, p. 273f., ISBN 978-983-9681-17-8