Phiale (spider)

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Phiale formosa cropped.jpg
P. formosa
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Phiale
C.L. Koch, 1846[1]
Type species
Phiale gratiosa
C.L. Koch, 1846[1]

See text.

36 species

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

Its described species are found in South and Central America from Argentina to Mexico. A few species are endemic to several Caribbean islands.

P. albovittata is considered a junior synonym of Freya perelegans since 2006.



  1. ^ a b "Gen. Phiale C.L. Koch, 1846", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2016-08-09 

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