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Species Hentzia mitrata

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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 Hentzia
Species mitrata (Hentzia mitrata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
mitrata - "Latin for head dress and refers to this species coppery crown of hairs" (Larry Weber) above eyes.
female 2.9 - 4.5 mm
male 3.5 - 4.1 mm (1)
Males light brown with coppery crown of hairs, white mark on back of carapace and white along edges of body and legs


Statewide in FL
See Also
Hentzia palmarum is generally darker and larger.
Print References
Spiders of the North Woods by Larry Weber 2003
ISBN 0-9673793-4-2

Spiders Of Connecticut by Benjamin Julian Kaston
State Geological And Natural History Survey Of Connecticut
Department Of Environmental Protection
1981 Bulletin 70 Revised Edition

Jumping Spiders In The Cincinnati Region Of Ohio by Charles M. Oehler
Ohio Biological Survey - Biological Notes No. 13 1980
Published by the College Of Biological Sciences - The Ohio State University
Works Cited
1.Florida's Fabulous Spiders
Sam Marshall, G. B. Edwards. 2002. World Publications.