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Genus Sassacus

Sassacus? - Sassacus vitis - female Metallic green jumping spider - Sassacus papenhoei Pretty Little Jumper - Sassacus vitis Spider  - Sassacus vitis Jumping Spider - Sassacus vitis Jumping Spider - Sassacus vitis - female Sassacus - Sassacus papenhoei Spider ~0.5cm - Sassacus papenhoei
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 Sassacus
Explanation of Names
Sassacus was the last chief of the Pequot Indians, a tribe of the Connecticut Valley which fought a losing war with the English settlers in 1637. (1)
Numbers
4 species in North America north of Mexico.
Works Cited
1.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.