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Genus Synemosyna

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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 Synemosyna
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synemosyna Hentz, 1846
The World Spider Catalog lists two North American species, of 19 total listed for this Neotropical/Nearctic genus.
4-5 mm (S. formica)
Ant mimics.
posterior portion of cephalothorax narrow, with parallel sides, appears to be part of the "pedicel" (1)
See Also
Peckhamia--another ant mimic
Sarinda--another ant mimic
Print References
Kaston, p. 245, figs. 621, 622--Synemosyna lunata = Synemosyna formica (1)
Internet References
World Spider Catalog--Synemosyna
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Spiders
B. J. Kaston. 1978. WCB/McGraw-Hill.