Canama

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Canama
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Salticidae
Subfamily:Euophryinae
Genus:Canama
Simon, 1903
Type species
Salticus forceps
Doleschall, 1859
Species

see text

Diversity
6 species
 
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Canama
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Arachnida
Order:Araneae
Family:Salticidae
Subfamily:Euophryinae
Genus:Canama
Simon, 1903
Type species
Salticus forceps
Doleschall, 1859
Species

see text

Diversity
6 species

Canama is a spider genus of the Salticidae family (jumping spiders). Its five described species occur from Borneo to Queensland.

This genus is very similar to Bathippus.[1]

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Description

Females are up to 8 mm long, males up to 10 mm. The longish abdomen is clothed in white hairs with red streaks and bands. Males have very large, long chelicerae which diverge and project forwards. The long, spiny legs are dark with pale tarsi and metatarsi.[1]

Species

Footnotes

  1. ^ a b Murphy & Murphy 2000: 283

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