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For the United States & Canada

Species Naphrys pulex

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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
Species pulex (Naphrys pulex)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
(Hentz, 1846)

pulex is Latin for "flea"
Body length 5.5mm or less (this is the largest species of the four North American Naphrys)
eastern United States(1) & southeastern Canada
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)
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.