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Genus Hamataliwa

Hamataliwa grisea - male Hamataliwa grisea - female Hamataliwa grisea - male Hamataliwa grisea - female Small Spider - Hamataliwa helia is this a jumping spider? - Hamataliwa Hamataliwa Helia - Hamataliwa - female Hamataliwa - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders)
Genus Hamataliwa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hamataliwa Keyserling, 1887. Type species: H. grisea
Oxyopeidon Octavius Pickard Cambridge, 1894.
Explanation of Names
No valid explanation to date. Possibly a combination of old German and Teutonic middle ages names.(1)
Numbers
Fifty-eight species worldwide; three species in North America, north of Mexico: H. helia, grisea, and unca.
Range
Southern United States, from FL west to CA.(2)
Hamataliwa grisea - across southern United States from FL to CA and south to Guanajuato and Jalico. (GA, MS, TX, NM, AZ)(2)
Hamataliwa helia - FL to TX and south to Yucatan (GA, AL)(2)
Hamataliwa unca - southern TX
Print References
The Lynx Spiders Of North America, North Of Mexico (Araneae: Oxyopidae)
By Allen R. Brady
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Vol. 131, No. 13 Cambridge, Mass. September 30, 1964

The Lynx Spider Genus Hamataliwa in Mexico and Central America (Araneae: Oxyopidae)
By Allen R. Brady
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Vol. 140, No. 3 Cambridge, Mass. August 6, 1970

Grimshaw, J. F. 1989. The genus Hamataliwa Keyserling (Araneae: Oxyopidae) in Australia with description of two new species. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 28: 181-186.
Internet References
Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, v.39, p.457    Keyserling's original description of the species (in German)
Works Cited
1.Spiders of North America: An Identification Manual
D. Ubick, P. Paquin, P.E. Cushing and V. Roth (eds). 2005. American Arachnological Society.
2.The Lynx Spiders Of North America, North Of Mexico (Araneae: Oxyopidae)
Allen R. Brady. 1964. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Vol. 131, No. 13 Cambridge, Mass. September 30.