[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 Latin America Salticidae

NEW EXPERIMENTAL GUIDES

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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) Amycoida ][ Dendryphantinae][Euophryinae][Freinae]  [Heliophaninae]   [Lyssomaninae][Marpissinae]
 3. Experimental guides: ANT-LIKE APPEARANCE.
Separation into groups of particular appearance
ANT-LIKE MINUTE LARGE AVERAGE CEPHALOTHORAX LOW CEPHALOTHORAX HIGH ABDOMEN NARROW ABDOMEN BROAD LEGS 1 LONGER LEGS 3 LONGER LEGS 4 LONGER WITH SPECIAL FEATURES CRIPTICALLY COLOURED BRIGHTLY COLOURED Spiders large Spiders minute, criptically coloured

Resembling ants <===========> NOT resembling ants (ATTENTION: resemblance to ants is a protective camouflage, developed independently in not related groups, also in several families)


Atomosphyrus tristiculus


Bellota wheeleri  (apparently subfam. Dendryphantinae) 



     
Corcovetella (?) sp.                                         Corcovetella aemulatrix  

Corcovetella aemulatrix  


Descanso discicollis        Descanso sobriu                        Descanso discicollis  




Fluda                                    opica 

                               
Martella pottsi    

    

Myrmarachne - male from Philippines.                   M.  brasiliensis                                                      sumana 

                                               

Parafluda banksi


Peckhamia americana                 Peckhamia argentinensis

              

Sarinda sp                                        Sarinda nigra 

   
Simprulla nigricolor

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Genus Synemosyna                            Synemosyna formica

                  
Zuniga magna



Not resambling ants  - see b
elow

MINUTE SIZE  (</= 1 mm)  [see body size]
 Marma  [ baeri -2 mm] 
Spiders of  SMALL (</= 4 mm) 

Spiders of  LARGE (>/= 10 mm) and  VERY LARGE SIZE  (>/= 15 mm)

Spiders with CEPHALOTHORAX LOW 

Spiders with CEPHALOTHORAX HIGH 

Spiders with ABDOMEN NARROW 
 
Spiders with ABDOMEN BROAD
Spiders with ALL LEGS appear very long

Spiders with LEGS 1 LONGER in males
Spiders with LEGS 3 LONGER in males 
Spiders with LEGS 4 LONGER in males Spiders with CRIPTICALLY COLOURED 
Spiders with BRIGHTLY COLOURED
Spiders with SPECIAL  FEATURES  or adaptations