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Genus Synemosyna

Jumping Spider - Synemosyna formica ant-mimic spider - Synemosyna formica Another ant mimic jumping spider? - Synemosyna formica Ant-Mimmicing Jumping Spiders (Synagelinae), Mansfield, CT - Synemosyna formica Ant mimic jumper - Synemosyna formica - male Synemosyna formica - male Jumping spider ant mimic - Synemosyna formica Synemosyna formica
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 Synemosyna
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synemosyna Hentz, 1846
The World Spider Catalog lists two North American species, of 19 total listed for this Neotropical/Nearctic genus.
4-5 mm (S. formica)
Ant mimics.
posterior portion of cephalothorax narrow, with parallel sides, appears to be part of the "pedicel" (1)
See Also
Peckhamia--another ant mimic
Sarinda--another ant mimic
Print References
Kaston, p. 245, figs. 621, 622--Synemosyna lunata = Synemosyna formica (1)
Internet References
World Spider Catalog--Synemosyna
Works Cited
1.How to Know the Spiders
B. J. Kaston. 1978. WCB/McGraw-Hill.