Simaetha

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Simaetha
Simaetha sp frontal.jpg
Simaetha sp. from Hong Kong
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Marpissinae
Genus: Simaetha
Thorell, 1881
Type species
Simaetha thoracica
Thorell, 1881
Species

see text

Diversity
19 species

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

All nineteen species inhabit the Australasian region.

The genus resembles Simaethula and Stertinius.[1]

Species[edit]

Simaetha sp. from Hong Kong

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Zhang et al. 2003

References[edit]

  • Zhang, J.X.; Song, D.X. & Li, D. (2003): Six new and one newly recorded species of Salticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from Singapore and Malaysia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 51(2): 187-195. PDF (S. deelemanae)
  • Platnick, Norman I. (2007): The world spider catalog, version 8.0. American Museum of Natural History.

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