Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Salticus Latreille, 1804
Explanation of Names
Latin meaning: 'dancing' or 'to dance'
5 species in BugGuide's range.
Salticus falcarius: AL (this is a questionable species; was only described once by Hentz 1846 and the only collection locality was Alabama)
: AZ, CA (1)
, & BugGuide records add NV.
: CA, NM, TX, & UT... presumably the whole southwest then(?) (the TX locality is from a verified BugGuide record, all others from (1)
: throughout southern Canada and the entire United States, though doesn't appear to be common in the south.