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Species Hentzia palmarum

Hentzia palmarum? - Hentzia palmarum Hentzia mitrata? - Hentzia palmarum Spider - Hentzia palmarum Hentzia palmarum(?) - Hentzia palmarum - male Jumping Spider ? - Hentzia palmarum Hentzia palmarum Jumping Spider - Hentzia palmarum - female Hentzia palmarum - male
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 Hentzia
Species palmarum (Hentzia palmarum)
Other Common Names
Common Hentz Jumper
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Latin: "of palms"
female 4.7 - 6.1 mm
male 4.0 - 5.3 mm (1)
Males dark brown with white along edges of body, legs and jaws. Central white mark only on back half of carapace. Front pair of legs much larger than others.

Females hairier, paler in color, often marked with forward pointing triangles along the center of her abdomen:

Southern and eastern US. See data map for BugGuide image records.
May 20, NC image frassed - Lynette
See Also
Hentzia grenada has central white mark from front to back of carapace.
Works Cited
1.Florida's Fabulous Spiders
Sam Marshall, G. B. Edwards. 2002. World Publications.