Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Messua

OC Jumper - Messua limbata - female Iridescent Salticid - Messua limbata Messua limbata Undetermined jumping spider - Messua limbata - male Salticid - Messua limbata Salticidae sp. Jumping Spider - Cave Creek Canyon - Messua limbata Messua limbata Messua limbata
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)