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Genus Lyssomanes - Translucent Green Jumpers

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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 (Entelegynae)
Family Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)
Genus Lyssomanes (Translucent Green Jumpers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lyssomanes Hentz, 1845
Explanation of Names
Clearly from Greek lyssa: madness, rage (1) + manes. (Greek manes is a cup, or slave (2), but unclear if this is the correct root in this context.)
Most sources (such as The Free Dictionary) note that lysso- specifically refers to rabies, "canine madness".
Wiktionary notes suffix -mane is from Ancient Greek -manḗs, apparently meaning a mad person. So perhaps Lyssomanes refers to the energetic, seemingly crazy, movements of this spider.
Numbers
According to the World Spider Catalog, only 1 species in the USA for this genus: viridis.
Range
Virginia to Florida, west to Texas
Internet References
distribution - gives North Carolina as the northern limit, but BugGuide has several images from Virginia (Auburn U., Alabama)
Works Cited
1.Sooty-winged Chalcoela
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.