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Genus Naphrys

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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 Naphrys
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
all four species previously Habrocestum
4 spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)
body length 5mm or less
North America (Canada to Mexico)(1)

Naphrys pulex: eastern United States(2) & southeastern Canada

Naphrys acerba: currently known only from Texas (and south into Mexico)(2)

Naphrys bufoides: currently known only from Georgia and Florida(2)

Naphrys xerophila: currently known only from Florida(2)
See Also
genus Sitticus can have similar abdominal patterning
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(2)
Works Cited
1.The World Spider Catalog by Norman I. Platnick
2.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.