Tanzania (spider)

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This article is about a spider genus. For the country in Africa, see Tanzania.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Tanzania
Koçak & Kemal, 2008[1]
Type species
Lilliput mkomaziensis
Wesolowska & Russell-Smith, 2000[1]

Tanzania is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders). Species are found in Africa.[1]


These minute spiders range in body length from 1.5 to 3 mm. Both sexes look alike, but the females are sometimes darker.[citation needed]


This genus is related to the genera Euophrys and Talavera.[citation needed]


As of February 2016, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following species:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Gen. Tanzania Koçak & Kemal, 2008". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2016-02-26. 
  • Wesolowska, W. & Russell-Smith, A. (2000). Jumping spiders from Mkomazi Game Reserve in Tanzania (Araneae: Salticidae). Trop. Zool. 13: 11-127. PDF

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