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Genus Messua

Jumping Spider - Messua limbata - female Jumping Spider - Messua limbata - male Undetermined jumping spider - Messua limbata - male Messua limbata  - Messua limbata - male Messua limbata  - Messua limbata - male Messua limbata (adult female) Jumping Spider - Cave Creek Canyon - Messua limbata - female Messua limbata Green Irridescent Spider - Messua
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 Messua
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
removed from the synonymy of Zygoballus by Maddison (1996)
Numbers
a single species in our area, 10 spp. total(1)
Range
US to Panama(1)