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Genus Paramarpissa

Striped Jumper - Paramarpissa - male Striped Jumper - Paramarpissa - male Striped Jumper - Paramarpissa - male Paramarpissa griswoldi? - Paramarpissa Paramarpissa griswoldi? - Paramarpissa Paramarpissa griswoldi? - Paramarpissa Paramarpissa cf. griswoldi - Paramarpissa - female Paramarpissa cf. griswoldi - Paramarpissa - female
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 Paramarpissa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1901 by F.O. Pickard-Cambridge
Explanation of Names
Greek para (παρα) 'beside' + Marpissa: Paramarpissa was said to resemble Marpissa
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 6 spp. total(1)
Size
5-7 mm(1)
Range
sw. US (TX-CA) and Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the genus Paramarpissa F.O.P.-Cambridge, 1901 (Araneae, Salticidae)
D.V. Logunov & B. Cutler. 1999. Journal of Natural History 33(8): 1217-1236.