Thyene

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Thyene
Thyene imperialis Jumping spider.jpg
Thyene imperialis with prey
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Salticinae
Genus: Thyene
Simon, 1885 [1]
Type species
T. imperialis
(Rossi, 1846)
Species

47, see text

Synonyms [1]
  • Gangus Simon, 1902 [2]
  • MithionSimon, 1884 [3]
  • ParamodundaLessert, 1925 [4]

Thyene is a genus of jumping spiders that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1885. [5] It is a junior synonym of Mithion, [3] and senior synonym of Paramodunda and Gangus. [2] [4]

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Species

As of August 2019 it contains forty-seven species and one subspecies, found in Africa, Europe, Asia, Brazil, and Queensland: [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Gen. Thyene Simon, 1885". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2 . Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  2. 1 2 Prószyński, J.; Deeleman-Reinhold, C. L. (2010). "Description of some Salticidae (Araneae) from the Malay Archipelago. I. Salticidae of the Lesser Sunda Islands, with comments on related species". Arthropoda Selecta. 19: 184.
  3. 1 2 Prószyński, J. (1987). Atlas rysunków diagnostycznych mniej znanych Salticidae 2. Zeszyty Naukowe Wyższej Szkoly Rolniczo-Pedagogicznej w Siedlcach. p. 111.
  4. 1 2 Prószyński, J. (1990). Catalogue of Salticidae (Araneae): synthesis of quotations in the world literature since 1940, with basic taxonomic data since 1758. Wyższa Szkola Rolniczo-Pedagogiczna W Siedlcach. p. 252.
  5. Simon, E. (1885). "Matériaux pour servir à la faune arachnologiques de l'Asie méridionale. I. Arachnides recueillis à Wagra-Karoor près Gundacul, district de Bellary par M. M. Chaper. II. Arachnides recueillis à Ramnad, district de Madura par M. l'abbé Fabre". Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de France. 10: 1–39.