Sobasina paradoxa

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Sobasina paradoxa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Sobasina
Species: S. paradoxa
Binomial name
Sobasina paradoxa
Berry, Beatty & Prószyński, 1998

Sobasina paradoxa is a jumping spider.


The epitheton paradoxa is based on the unusual body form, compared with other Sobasina species.


S. paradoxa looks somewhat like a beetle, unlike other Sobasina species that more resemble ants.


S. paradoxa is only known from Viti Levu, Fiji.


  • Berry J.W.; Beatty, J.A. & Proszynski, J. (1998): Salticidae of the Pacific Islands. III. Distribution of Seven Genera, with Description of Nineteen New Species and Two New Genera. Journal of Arachnology 26(2): 149-189. PDF

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