[Title Page] [List of Genera] Comparison of Drawings] [Regional Keys to Genera] [Descriptions of New Taxa] [Geographical Distribution] [Color Photographs] [Scanning Microphotographs] See also Catalogue of Salticidae [ Title page] List of Genera - names beginning with: A BC DEFG HIJKL MN OPQ RS TUVWXYZ References: Authors beginning with: A BC DEFG HIJKL MN OPQ RS TUVWXYZ

Salticidae: Diagnostic Drawings Library by Jerzy Proszynski 2006

Regional  Guides for Identification of Salticidae 

A pictorial index of genera of the Australian Salticidae

MYRMARACHNINAE

See also pictorial indexes for: Palaearctic Region, Oriental Region, Indian Subcontinent, Tropical Africa, N America, 
Latin America, Pacific Islands, N Zealand, Galapagos, Hawaii, Australia also Browser to the World's genera 
This page is followed by analytical pages (under construction):  
1.Traditional    division into FISSIDENTATI,     PLURIDENTATI ,UNIDENTATI   
 2 .By  subfamilies and groups of genera (as recognized now) [Euophryinae]    [Myrmarachninae] [Spartaeinae]   
 3. Experimental guides: ANT-LIKE APPEARANCE  .

Characters of the subfamily: Body often ant-like, but not always. Epigynum with median vertical canals, anteriorly dilated, copulatory channels membraneous, usually twisted into coils or spirals, epigynum with membraneous central window, or a pair of windows. Palpal organ: bulbus encircled by sperm channel which make smaller inlet loop, tibial apophysis short and hook like bent. Males' chelicerae owergrown, chelicerae pluridentati.

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Ligonipes lacertosus                                              Ligonipes sp.

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Myrmarachne sp. (Philippines)  <===> Myrmarachne  sp. (Australia)  (genus contains 200 species worldwide)


Rhombonotus gracilis