Ergane is a genus of the spider family Salticidae (jumping spiders).
The male of E. benjarei is 9 mm long. The conformation of the pedipalp and the abdominal pattern suggest that Ergane is close to Chalcotropis.
The goddess Athena
was called Athena Ergane
as the patron of craftsmen and artisans.
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