Ergane (genus)

Ergane (genus)

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.




  • (2000): An Introduction to the Spiders of South East Asia. Malaysian Nature Society, Kuala Lumpur.
  • (2007): The world spider catalog, version 8.0. American Museum of Natural History.

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