Thyenula

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Thyenula
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Subfamily: Salticinae
Genus: Thyenula
Simon, 1902 [1]
Type species
T. juvenca
Simon, 1902
Species

24, see text

Synonyms [1]
  • KlamathiaPeckham & Peckham, 1903 [2]
  • TularosaPeckham & Peckham, 1903 [3]

Thyenula is a genus of African jumping spiders that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1902. [4]

Species

As of August 2019 it contains twenty-four species, found only in Africa: [1]

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Thyenula rufa is a jumping spider species in the genus Thyenula that lives in South Africa.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Gen. Thyenula Simon, 1902". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2 . Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  2. Wesolowska, W. (2012). "Redescriptions of some salticid species (Araneae: Salticidae) from South Africa and Zimbabwe described by G. and E. Peckham". African Entomology. 20: 337.
  3. Wesolowska, W. (1993). "On the genus Tularosa Peckham et Peckham, 1903 (Araneae, Salticidae)". Genus. 4: 33.
  4. Simon, E. (1902). "Description d'arachnides nouveaux de la famille des Salticidae (Attidae) (suite)". Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 46: 363–406.