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Genus Messua

Small green jumping spider - Messua limbata tiny green salticid, facial view - Messua limbata Messua limbata (Banks) - Messua limbata - female Iridescent Salticid - Messua limbata Iridescent Salticid - Messua limbata Iridescent Salticid with Enlarged Palps and White Markings - Messua limbata Jumping Spider - Messua limbata - female Metallic Jumper - Messua limbata - male
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 Messua
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
removed from the synonymy of Zygoballus by Maddison (1996)
a single species in our area, 10 spp. total(1)
US to Panama(1)