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Genus Habronattus

Habronattus trimaculatus - male Salticid - Habronattus coecatus - male Habronattus carolinensis - male Black Salticid - Habronattus - female Unknown - Habronattus Tiny jumper - Habronattus - female Habronattus female - Habronattus amicus Habronattus for ID verification - Habronattus coecatus - female
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 Habronattus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Kaston notes that some consider Habronattus to belong to the genus Pellenes. (1)
Explanation of Names
From a Greek word for graceful/pretty plus an old genus name Attus. "Pretty Salticid." (2)
ca. 100 spp. in our area
Leg III longer than leg I. Males of this genus frequently have ornamental or color modifications of leg I and/or III. This is potentially used by the male during courtship.(1)
Revision: see(3)
See Also
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Spiders
B. J. Kaston. 1978. WCB/McGraw-Hill.
2.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.
3.A Revision of the Jumping Spider Genus Habronattus F.O.P.-Cambridge (Araneae; Salticidae), with Phenetic and Cladistic Analyses
Charles E. Griswold. 1987. University of California Publications, Entomology Volume 107, February.