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.

Name

The goddess Athena was called Athena Ergane as the patron of craftsmen and artisans.

Species

Footnotes

References

  • (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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