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Telamonia dimidiata female.jpg
Female Telamonia dimidiata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Telamonia
Thorell, 1887[1]
Type species
Telamonia festiva
Thorell, 1887[1]

See text.

45 species

Telamonia is a genus of spiders in the Salticidae family (jumping spiders), found in rain forest,[2] mostly in Asia and parts of Africa.


Telamonia is a colorful genus, with a slender opisthosoma and long legs. The color patterns vary considerably between sexes and species. Two longitudinal stripes along the abdomen are common, and the carapace is often colored.[citation needed]


male T. vlijmi
male T. hasselti

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


  1. ^ a b c "Gen. Telamonia Thorell, 1887". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2017-02-27. 
  2. ^ Murphy, Frances & Murphy, John (2000). An Introduction to the Spiders of South East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.

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