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Species Naphrys xerophila

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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 Naphrys
Species xerophila (Naphrys xerophila)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
(Richman, 1981)

Derived from the Greek "xeros" (meaning dry) and "philos" (meaning loving), which reflects the habitat preference of this species.(1)
Size
4mm or less
Range
Florida
Habitat
xeric conditions in leaf litter, Turkey Oak, Longleaf Pine, Sand Pine scrub, and mixed scrub(1)
Season
Males have been collected from January through October, females from March through December.(1)
Print References
Richman, D. B., 1981. A revision of the genus Habrocestum (Araneae, Salticidae) in North America. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 170: 197-206. - PDF available, see here(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Habrocestum (Araneae, Salticidae) in North America
Richman, D.B. 1981. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 170: 197-206.