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Species Chalcoscirtus diminutus

OC Spider - Chalcoscirtus diminutus - female OC Spider - Chalcoscirtus diminutus - female Jumpin' on Cactus #1 - Chalcoscirtus diminutus OC Spider - Chalcoscirtus diminutus - male OC Spider - Chalcoscirtus diminutus - male OC Spider - Chalcoscirtus diminutus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)
Genus Chalcoscirtus
Species diminutus (Chalcoscirtus diminutus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
First described in 1896 by Nathan Banks as Icius diminutus.

diminutus is Latin for "small, diminutive"
Internet References
Additions to the List of Long Island Spiders, Journal of the New York Entomological Society, v.4 (Internet Archive). Original species description, p.192.
A review of the Nearctic jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of the subfamily Euophryinae north of Mexico, by G.B. Edwards, INSECTA MUNDI, Vol. 16, No. 1-3, March-September, 2002. Information on taxonomy, distribution and habitat, pp.71-72. (PDF Format, 1.6 MB)