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Genus Synemosyna

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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 Synemosyna
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synemosyna Hentz, 1846
Numbers
The World Spider Catalog lists two North American species, of 19 total listed for this Neotropical/Nearctic genus.
Size
4-5 mm (S. formica)
Identification
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.